Arab league to meet on Iran at Saudi request

11/12/2017 6:21:46 PM

The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss violations committed by Iran in the region.

The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss violations committed by Iran in the region.

Cairo, AFP, 12 November 2017 - The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss “violations” committed by Iran in the region, according to a memorandum shown to AFP by diplomats.

Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates supported the Saudi request, which was also approved by Djibouti, the current chair of the Arab League, according to the memorandum seen on Sunday.

Tensions have been rising between Saudi Arabia and Iran, including over League members Qatar and Lebanon.

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