Fifth Arab-African summit postponed due to Gaza developments, ministry announces
Riyadh, November 08, 2023, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially postponed the fifth Arab-African summit, citing the evolving situation in Gaza. The ministry, in collaboration with the Secretariat General of the Arab League and the African Union Commission (AUC), will determine the new summit date later. The decision aims to safeguard the Arab-African partnership, emphasizing its focus on economic and developmental aspects amid regional political developments. The announcement underscores the urgency of addressing the crisis in Gaza, prompting considerations for an extraordinary Arab summit and an Islamic summit to discuss the humanitarian repercussions of the ongoing situation.