The League of Arab States said that the decision to end the freeze on Syria’s seat “does not mean the resumption of relations with all the League’s countries.”
This came according to the statement of the Secretary-General of the University, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, in an interview with the Saudi “Al-Arabiya” channel, according to its website, Thursday.
Aboul Gheit explained that “the decision to return Damascus to the Arab embrace does not mean the resumption of relations between all Arab countries and Syria, and it is up to each country to decide that according to its vision.”
Days after Doha affirmed its adherence to its position boycotting the Syrian regime, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani affirmed on Wednesday that his country does not want to “deviate from the consensus on Syria’s return to the League … and each country has its own decision,” stressing that “the solution to restore stability to Syria must be To satisfy the Syrian people’s yearning for stability.
Aboul Gheit added, “The step of returning Syria to the League is an Arab endeavor to facilitate the process of resolving the crisis in Syria. The Jeddah (Arabic tomorrow, Friday) Summit witnesses the return of Syria with full membership in the League.”
He stressed that “Syria accepted that its return to the Arab League would be part of the context of the solution to its crisis.”
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry confirmed earlier this month that “Damascus’ return to the Arab League does not qualify for full normalization with the Syrian government and raising the level of representation with it, but it is a first step to creating understanding and measures to increase confidence.”
On Wednesday, the Foreign Minister of the Syrian regime, Faisal al-Miqdad, participated in the preparatory meeting for the Arab summit in the Saudi city of Jeddah, to be held on May 19.
On May 7, the Arab League announced that Damascus would return to its seat in the university after a freeze that lasted about 12 years, and “emphasize the need to take effective steps towards resolving the crisis according to a step-by-step approach,” following an Arab movement led by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan, to develop a map of a solution to the crisis. Syrian.