The first Arab summit since the outbreak was delayed due to an increase in cases of coronavirus worldwide.
The League of Arab States says it is delaying their annual conference, which is due to take place on March 22 in Algiers, due to COVID-19 after two years of ban on the epidemic.
The last Arab League summit was held in Tunis in March 2019.
“Every year, the conference takes place in March, but this year, there has been a delay,” the deputy secretary-general of the pan-Arab organization, Hossam Zaki, said Friday, a week after returning to Cairo from a visit. in Algeria.
Zaki added that Algeria “prefers” to delay the summit, saying the number of Arab leaders and senior officials could not be determined by public health.
Arab foreign ministers are expected to announce the new date for the conference at their scheduled meeting on March 9, Zaki said.
Zaki said no “political reasons” were delayed, but the time could be used to “change politics” in the region.
No plan was announced for this year’s summit, but the Arab world is still embroiled in controversy and controversy.
This comes from war in Yemen, which killed nearly 400,000 people from 2015, to 2021. overthrow of Sudan which led to his suspension from the African Union, as well as the tragic events that took place in Libya, Lebanon and beyond.