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Prince Moulay Rachid Represents King Mohammed VI at 29th Arab League Summit
15 April 2018, 05:22 | Devin Moran
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King Abdullah said, "It is our duty and our shared responsibility as an Arab group, and it is the duty of the worldwide community to provide the necessary support for Palestinian refugees, and to work towards enabling the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to continue to provide its humanitarian and social services until a fair and just solution is reached to the cause of refugees".
Syria serves today as a major pivot between Saudi Arabia and its allies on the one hand, and Iran and Hezbollah on the other.
On Dec. 6, 2017, Trump announced his official recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and instructed the relocation of the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed holy city, which promptly triggered fury and condemnation throughout the Arab world.
King Abdullah II of Jordan stressing the need for a two-state solution for Palestine condemned the US's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.
During its presidency of the Arab Summit, Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, managed to make key achievements at all levels, despite the hard situation in the region in general and the challenges facing the Arab world.
He said that the Palestinian commitment to the two-state solution and renunciation of violence is a clear evidence of their firm commitment to peace.
The ongoing Qatar-Gulf crisis is also expected to take center stage during the summit.
The summit will also discuss regional and global issues and push forward worldwide efforts to combat terrorism. "We have devoted all energies to preserve the longstanding legal and historic status quo in it and safeguard the Holy City and its identity and Islamic and Christian sanctities, especially the Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Haram Al Sharif", it quoted the King as affirming.
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Nearly immediately after the kickoff, South Africa regained possession and Cecil Afrikia sped away to score his first try. The Canadians will now play either New Zealand or England in this afternoon's third-place match, set for 1:55 p.m.