Arab League Summit in Baghdad

Arab League Joins for Summit 1 of 15

March 30, 2012

Arab leaders convened in Baghdad yesterday for a summit meeting to address the violence in Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and UN envoy Kofi Annan's plans for peace.

The summit was held in Iraq for the first time in 22 years. A press conference upon the session's closing yesterday announced the drafting and approval of a document named the Baghdad Declaration.