Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union begins emergency meet on Jerusalem

MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

The 31st emergency meeting of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union to discuss the situation in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque began on Wednesday.

Chaired by Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) and President of the Union, it was attended by speakers of Arab parliaments.

During the virtual meet, hosted by the UAE, Ghobash stressed the importance of the Palestinian cause for all Arabs and the necessity of reaching a fair settlement.

The meeting was attended by Hamad Ahmed Al Rahoumi, First Deputy to the Speaker of the FNC, Naema Abdulrahman Al Mansouri, Somaya Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Obaid Khalfan Al Salami and Dr. Omar Abdulrahman Al Nuaimi, FNC Secretary-General.

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