Moussa discusses with Zibari the Arab League role in Iraq
Regional-Iraq, Politics, 12/26/2003
The secretary general of the Arab League ( AL), Amr Moussa, stressed that he has discussed with the Iraqi foreign minister Hoshiar Muhammad Zibari current conditions in Iraq, and the role that might be played by the AL in this country.
Moussa told journalists after his meeting with Zibari, who made a tour that covered the UN and several Arab and Foreign countries, that the Iraqi minister stressed " an active role by the AL in Iraq in the forthcoming phase."
For his part, Zibari stressed his country's care to maintain a role for the AL in building a new Iraq, and in constructing its establishments, and in helping making the elections. He stressed that the Iraqi people "want to restore back its sovereignty as soon as possible." In a speech he delivered on Wednesday during the inauguration of the 20th session of the council of the Arab ministers of housing, Moussa called on the Arab ministers of housing and construction, as well as Arab public, and private companies, to join the international competition relating in rebuilding Iraq.
He announced that the Arab League will hold on January 6th, 2004 in Amman a conference for the Arab finance funds, and the joint Arab work establishments, in order to study the role of these funds in rebuilding Iraq.
On the other hand, the AL yesterday held a meeting at the level of permanent representatives at the request of the Palestinian authority, in order to discuss the Israeli aggressions in the Palestinian cities and camps.
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