Arab foreign ministers stress support for Arab League initiative in Lebanon

March 6, 2008

Arab foreign ministers yesterday reiterated their support for the Arab League initiative to resolve the political crisis in Lebanon./

The Arab Foreign Ministers Council held their 129th meeting in Cairo, with Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal heading the Saudi delegation.

The ministers urged Lebanon to expedite efforts to hold presidential elections and form a national reconciliation government. They also called on Syria and Lebanon to improve bilateral relations.