President Michel Aoun greeted by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud at the opening of the 29th Arab Conference in Saudi Arabia's eastern Dhahran region, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Saudi Arabia used its perch as host of an annual gathering of Arab leaders Sunday to push for a unified stance against rival Iran and criticized the U.S. over Jerusalem.King Salman, dubbing the Arab League meeting the "Jerusalem summit," reiterated Saudi Arabia's rejection of the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Speaking at a news conference after the end of the summit, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Arab League leaders condemned the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and called for an international investigation.Saudi tensions with neighboring Qatar were also on display at the summit.
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