New York, June 07 (QNA) - The United Nations Security Council will hold a high-level session on Thursday to discuss cooperation with the Arab League, with the participation of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
The Arab League said in a statement today that the session will be held within the framework of strengthening cooperation and partnership between the Security Council and regional and subregional organizations.
Aboul Gheit is set to deliver a statement on the importance the Arab League attaches to maximizing the effectiveness of partnership mechanisms with the UN, especially with the UN Security Council, for the settling of all regional and international disputes and crises, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue and the measures the Palestinian people are subjected to that perpetuate the occupation, in addition to settler violence permitted and encouraged by the hard-liner right-wing Israeli occupation government.
He is also set to reaffirming the two-state solution as the only way to reach a lasting peace.
The Arab League will also present before the UN Security Council the Arab position on the issues of Sudan, Syria, Libya, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia, in addition to ways to enhance Arab regional security in light of global geopolitical developments.
The Arab League Secretary-General will hold a session of talks with the UN Secretary-General on a number of issues and topics of priority and common concern, including developments on the regional and international arenas, especially in the Middle East, as well as discussing ways to enhance and deepen institutional cooperation between the two organizations.