Report: Abbas to ask Arab League for int'l peace conference

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 12, 2012 17:09

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will ask the Arab League to call for an international peace conference during talks in Cairo, AFP quoted a Palestinian official as saying on Sunday.

Azzam al-Ahmad, who is in Cairo along with Abbas, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat and PA foreign minister Riyad al-Malki told AFP that the delegation would ask the Arab League to back the idea of a conference during a meeting on Sunday.

"One of the proposals we will request from the Arab Follow-Up Committee is for a call to convene an international peace conference on the Palestinian issue," AFP quoted Ahmad as saying.

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