1976 Arab League summit (Riyadh)

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Arab League summit
Host country Saudi Arabia
Date October 16, 1976 (1976-10-16)
Cities Riyadh

The 1976 Arab League summit was held on October 16 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as an extraordinary Arab League Summit. The summit came in the aftermath of the escalating civil war in Lebanon. It was attended only by representatives from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon and the Palestinian Liberation Organization. The summit called for an end to the civil war and for the PLO to respect Lebanese sovereignty.