Arab Summit in Tunisia

So finally, after a lot of time-wasting and useless rambling, it’s decided that the recently postponed Arab summit will still be held in Tunisia.

Tunisia will host the Arab summit in May, following a preparatory meeting of foreign ministers in Cairo.

When Tunis postponed the summit, the Egyptian government jumped up and offered to host a summit in its place.

Tunisia said it was postponing the summit because some Arab governments were unwilling to make a strong commitment to democracy, human rights and opposing “extremism”. Many delegates have disputed the Tunisian explanation for its decision.

The summit is expected to concentrate on Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reform in the Arab world.

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