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Arab League envoys finalize files to FMs.

| CAIRO, Sept 3 (KUNA) -- Permanent representatives to the Arab League, following a meeting here Monday, referred four files to the foreign ministers' meeting: Syria, investigation of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's death, the Palestinian statehood matter and the development of common Arab action.

Arab League deputy secretary general Ahmad bin Hilli the permanent representatives believed it was better that the foreign ministers deal with the Syrian conflict.

He asserted importance of the UN-Arab League special representative to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's visit to the Arab League next Sunday. Brahimi, he added, would discuss with Arab League chief Nabil Al-Araby future steps to be taken vis-a-vis the Syrian conflict.

Bin Hilli said the Arab ministerial committee on Syria would be discussing the conflict and how to address it.

On the Palestinian issue, bin Hilli said a special session of the Arab League council would be held to be attended by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss a League report over Arafat's death.

Bin Hilli said the permanent representatives discussed Jerusalem, the peace process and the Palestinian statehood bid.

The Arab support for Libya and the situation in Yemen were discussed, said bin Hilli, in addition to Sudan, Somalia, Comoros and preparation for the Arab-Latin America summit, due next month in Peru.

Bin Hilli, meanwhile, welcomed Kuwait's criticism to the Arab League performance. Kuwait also offered remedies to the shortcomings. (end) KUNA 032014 Sep 12NNNN

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Date:Sep 3, 2012
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