EU – League of Arab States Summit : Leaders from both sides will seek to strengthen Arab-European ties.

The Arab League was founded in 1945, has 22 members and four observer members: Europeans and Arabs have a long and rich history of cultural, economic, commercial and political exchanges. Brazil, Eritrea, India and Venezuela. Turkey and Iran have also both expressed their desire to join as observers, but their requests were delayed due to political problems with other Arab states, especially Iraq, Egypt and Syria.. [English] [Türkçe]


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The Arab League. a significant regional actor ?

Arab League’s Syrian Policy

by Mujge Kucukkeles 

Suspension of Syria’s Arab League membership in November 2011 could be characterized as a turning point in the Arab league’s 66-year old history. By con­demning the Syrian and Libyan regimes for disproportionate use of violence against their own people, the Arab League has somewhat found the demands of the Arab people rightful. the League has signaled with these decisions that it would move away from ideas of Arab nationalism and Arab unity in pursuit of further integration with the international system.

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