1970 Arab League summit

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Arab League Summit
Host country Egypt
Date September 27, 1970 (1970-09-27)
Cities Cairo

The 1970 Arab League summit was held on September 27 in Cairo, Egypt as an extraordinary Arab League Summit. The summit came in the aftermath of the bloody events of Black September in Jordan, and the clashes between the Palestinian Liberation Organization and King Hussein of Jordan. Egyptian president Gamal Abdul Nasser succeeded in getting both King Hussein of Jordan and Yasser Arafat, the chairman of the PLO, to end the bloody battle between Jordanians and Palestinians. The summit concluded its work on September 28, hours before Nasser died. The summit was boycotted by Iraq, Syria, Algeria and Morocco.