Arab-Islamic Committee:Balanced Role for Ceasefire


Sudan Events – Sumaya Sayed

The ministerial committee, mandated by the joint Arab-Islamic Summit to lobby for ending the Israeli aggression on Gaza, continued its diplomatic tour to the permanent member states of the UN Security Council (UNSC).
After visiting Beijing, Moscow, and London, the committee arrived in the French capital, Paris, on Wednesday, marking its fourth stop before heading to Washington.
The committee was formed under a resolution by the joint extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab League in Riyadh on November 11.
It is made up of the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar, Türkiye, Indonesia, Nigeria and Palestine, as well as the Arab League Secretary General, Ahmad Abul-Gheit.
Chaired by Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, the committee convened on Wednesday, meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and with David Cameron, the British Foreign Secretary, in London.
Both meetings expressed appreciation for the joint Egyptian, Qatari, and US mediation efforts that resulted in an agreement for a four-day humanitarian pause in Gaza, subject to extension.


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