Pope Benedict XVI Meets New Arab League Chief


Pope Benedict XVI received on Wednesday Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Al-Araby who has been named Secretary General of the Arab League earlier this week.

The meeting took place after the Wednesday sermon on the sidelines of Al-Araby’s visit to Italy in his capacity as Egyptian foreign minister, according to a press release by the Vatican press center.

The statement gave no details on the discussions.

Al-Araby held talks in Rome with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini on Egypt’s debts to Italy as well as issues relating to Egyptian immigrants.


KUNA is the Kuwait News Agency

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