Council of the Arab League
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The Council of the Arab League (Arabic: مجلس جامعة الدول العربية / ISO 233: Majlis Jāmiʻat ad-Duwal al-ʻArabiyya) (also the Arab League Council) is the principal institution of the Arab League and was created by article 3 of the Charter of the Arab League.
The Charter states that the Council is to be composed of representatives, as necessary heads of state, heads of government and foreign ministers, from the Arab League member states, each of which shall have a single vote irrespective of the number of representatives.
The Council has seven special committees:
- Oron 1960: 123
- Osmańczyk 2003: 1290
- Osmańczyk, Edmund Jan (2003), "League of Arab States", in Mango, Anthony, Encyclopedia of the United Nations and international agreements 2 (3 ed.), New York: Routledge
- Oron, Yitzhak, ed. (1960), Middle East Record 1, London: George Weidenfeld and Nicholson Limited