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Arab League holds special meeting on Libya, Syria


10:40, August 28, 2011

CAIRO, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Arab League called for Arab cooperation to help Syria overcome its crisis at a a special meeting of foreign ministers on Saturday night.

Arab foreign ministers warned Syria is witnessing a "dangerous crisis" that requires Arab cooperation to overcome it, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

Oman Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi,who chaired the meeting, called for coordination and cooperation to help Syrians overcome the crisis in a way that achieves "freedom, justice and stability", it said.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al- Moallem did not attend the meeting. The Syrian ambassador to Egypt and the AL participated in the meeting.

Mohamoud Jibril, chairman of Libyan rebels' National Transitional Council's Executive Bureau, attended the meeting.

He called the Arab countries to help his country overcome the current difficulties.

He said if the NTC fails to bring about stability, it will ask the Arab states to help it achieve this.


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