LEAGUE-SECRETARY: Arab League Chief Asked Assad to Set Reform Timetable

August 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);8/6/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1263, p12
The article reports on the assertion of Nabil Elaraby, secretary-general of the Arab League, that his visit to Syria intends to ask President Bashar al-Assad to establish a timetable for political reforms amidst the growing opposition to his regime. Elaraby cites the significant role of the Arab League in resolving crises in Arab countries. Moreover, he contends that allowing foreign intervention in the internal affairs of the league's member-states could only lead to chaos.


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