Egypt Independent

Anan receives formal invitation to attend Arab summit in Baghdad

Lieutenant General Sami Anan, chief of staff of the army and deputy head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, met with Iraqi Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Safa Eddin al-Safi Sunday.

During the meeting, Safi presented Anan with an invitation to attend the 23rd Arab Summit, which will be held in Baghdad on 29 March.

Safi said that Egypt welcomed the invitation and added that Egypt’s attendance at the summit was essential and important to everyone involved, as it played a key role in establishing the Arab League.