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Mon - 01 Apr 2019 - 02:41 AM ،،،

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 Leaders of Arab countries participating in the 30th Arab Summit Conference held in Tunis on Sunday, underlined unity of Arab countries and peoples.

The text of the Tunis Declaration tackled a number of issues including those concerning the Palestinian cause, Libya, the Syrian crisis, Yemen, Iraq, fighting terrorism, dialogue among religions and Iran.

The Arab leaders underlined the centrality of the Palestinian cause, expressing categorical rejection of the US recognition of Israel’s control over the Golan Heights, the Arab leaders noted the necessity of reaching a political settlement to the crisis in Syria and enabling the country to restore its normal status within the Arab region.

The Declaration underlined continued efforts to re-launch serious and effective Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations that will end the political stalemate resulting from the intransigence of Israeli positions, affirming that the conflict could be ended through a two-state solution that guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on the borders of 4 July 1967 with East Al-Quds as its capital.

The text of the Tunis Declaration renewed condemnation targeting the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its cities with ballistic missiles and stressed concern for its security and stability as an essential component of the security of the Gulf region and the entire Arab region.

The Arab Leaders underscored the continuity of Arab efforts to restore legitimacy in Yemen and put an end to the suffering of the Yemeni people. They reiterated the necessity of ensuring Houthi militias' compliance with the Stockholm ceasefire agreement brokered by the UN in December 2018, emphasizing the importance of intensifying efforts to deploy more humanitarian aid to ease the suffering of the Yemeni people.

The Arab League has reaffirmed UAE's sovereignty over its three islands of Greater and Lesser Tunbs and Abu Musa, and reiterated its support for all peaceful means and measures taken by the UAE to restore its sovereignty over the occupied islands.

The declaration also mentioned other issues concerning the Arab countries and Arab cooperation.