Annan arrives in Algeria to attend Arab League summit and discuss UN reforms

22 March 2005

Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Algeria today to attend the Arab League summit and ask the leaders there to support the package of United Nations reforms that he presented Monday to the General Assembly in his report called "In Larger Freedom."

Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Algeria today to attend the Arab League summit and ask the leaders there to support the package of United Nations reforms that he presented Monday to the General Assembly in his report called "In Larger Freedom."

Mr. Annan, who will address the summit in the capital Algiers tomorrow, will also discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the Syrian withdrawal from Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan and reforms in the Arab world.

This evening, he is expected to hold two bilateral meetings – with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. He will also attend the dinner being held for all the visiting Heads of State.

 

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