2008 Arab League summit

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Arab League summit
Host country Syria
Date March 29, 2008 (2008-03-29)
Cities Damascus

The 2008 Arab League summit was held in Damascus on March 29, 2008. The summit was marred by inter-Arab differences, mainly over the political deadlock in Lebanon, with relations between Syria and the Saudi-Egypt coalition reaching an all time low. Saudi Arabia and Egypt snubbed the summit by sending low-level representatives.[1][dead link] Lebanon's majority government boycotted the summit.


  1. ^ Al Jazeera English - Middle East - Saudi king snubs Damascus summit

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