At the Arab League Summit, positive signals were given in relations with the neighbors

The Arab League Summit was held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on May 19, with the participation of the country leaders, as well as the Ukrainian State Minister Volodymyr Zelenskiy and the Syrian Minister of State Bear Assad after 12 years.

At the summit, a ceasefire in Sudan and a presidential election in Lebanon were discussed, while the decision regarding the return of Syria to the Arab League was welcomed.

With this step, it was emphasized that the Palestinian cause, as one of the most effective factors for the stability of the region, is a priority issue for the Arab countries, at the summit, where it was hoped that Syria would “contribute to its return to the Arab role”.

With the “Jeddah Declaration” announced at the end of the summit, positive signals were given in the speeches during the summit regarding the relations between Turkey and its neighbors and the Arab Countries.

Contrary to the “concerns” in previous years, in the framework of the rapprochement experienced in relations between Turkey and the Arab countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the “Jeddah Declaration”, no specific article about Turkey was included.

In the statement, it was noted that in general, the interventions in Arab countries should be ended and support to armed groups and militias outside the state institutions was opposed.


Moderate remarks were made on relations with Turkey before the summit.

Arab League Deputy Secretary General Husam Zeki, in his interview on May 17 on Al-Cairo Al-hbariyye, a private television channel in Egypt, said that after the Iran-Saudi Arabia agreement and the rapprochement in Egypt-Turkey relations, in the light of new developments in which the region became a tank, Arab League He said that the attitude of his countries would be revised.

Father of Algeria, Eymen bin Abdurrahman, also stated in his speech at the summit that they are pleased with the rapprochement in relations between Turkey and Iran and Arab countries.

Babakan stated that they wish this approach to lead to new purchases for cooperation and partnership that contribute to the establishment of peace and stability in the region.

The Secretary General of the Arab League, Ahmed Ebu Gayt, in his press statement at the end of the summit, stated that Arab countries experience calmness with their neighbours, and those who follow the summit can see that there is death in relations with neighboring countries.

Ebu Gayt pointed out that the summit gave a message of calm, especially regarding Iran and Turkey.

The Secretary General said that “some decisions were made on the ship and these decisions were softened, and the neighboring countries were given the opportunity to turn a new page”.


Although the Arab League has “some setbacks”, its relations with Turkey are based on the ship.

Turkey developed its relations with these countries under the aegis of the Arab League in 2004, and at the meeting at the level of the Arab Union foreign ministers in 2006, it was emphasized that the cooperation between Turkey and the Arab Countries should be strengthened.

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