1st Arab-European Summit Concludes with the Sultanate Participation

Sharm El-Sheikh, The first Arab-European Summit ended today in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, with the participation of the Sultanate.

Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq al- Said Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan led the Sultanate’s delegation to the Summit.

The final comunique of the Summit stressed the strengthening of the Arab-European partnership, the support of a real international and multilateral system, the agreement to resolve the Libyan crisis known as the Skhirat agreement, welcome the Stockholm ceasefire agreement in Al Hodeidah in Yemen and allow the arrival of humanitarian aid in Yemen and cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

The Summit called for the two sides to cooperate in stopping illegal immigration, drying up the sources of support for terrorist groups and organizations and preventing incitement to hatred and racism.

It also called for adherence to common stands on the Middle East peace process, the illegality of the settlements, the commitment to a two-state solution, the evacuation of the Middle East region from weapons of mass destruction and resolving the Syrian crisis.

Source: Oman News Agency