Lebanon News

Bassil to Cairo for Arab meet on peace talks

Minister Gebran Bassil arrives to attend a Cabinet session in Baabda, Thursday, March 27, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil headed to Cairo Wednesday to attend an Arab League meeting on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an urgent meeting of the Arab League to discuss the issue.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said Abbas would appeal at the Arab League meeting for political and economic support in the event of punitive Israeli measures.





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