EU High Representative to address 29th League of Arab States Summit

BRUSSELS, On 15 April, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will travel to Dhahran (Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia), where she has been invited to address the opening of the 29th League of Arab States (LAS) Summit.

”It is the second time Mogherini is invited to attend a LAS summit, after last year’s gathering in Jordan. The summit will be the opportunity for the High Representative/Vice-President to discuss with leaders of the Arab States and members of the international community the latest developments in the region and the challenges to its stability, according to a press release published by Europa, the official website of EU.

”The European Union and the League of Arab States have a strong relationship based on growing political dialogue and cooperation. The invitation to the High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini illustrates the willingness of the two organisations to further strengthen their bonds, the release said.

In the margins of the Summit, High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini will also have a number of bilateral meetings

Source: Emirates News Agency