Doha: (Agencies: 28/3/2009): At their preparatory ministerial session ahead of of an annual Arab summit due to convene in the Qatari capital on Monday 30/3/2009) have approved 25 draft resolutions to be submitted to the summit.
These include consolidating moves already taken ahead of the summit meeting to promote joint Arab action culminating in three meetings: the ice-breaking mini-Arab summit in Riyadh that brought the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt together on tenth March 2009 which ended with a pledge to work together to advance the causes of their region; the meeting in Amman between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and King Abdallah II of Jordan; and, the first Arab economic summit held in Kuwait on 19th March 2009.
Another draft resolution urges the International Criminal Court (ICC) to annul its arrest warrant against Sudan’s President Omar al-Beshir; it also "urges all Arab countries not to cooperate with the measures of the ICC" against Beshir.
Another major draft resolution meanwhile, says an Arab Middle East peace plan on offer since 2002 won’t stay on the table forever. The initiative offers full normalization of ties with Israel in return for its withdrawal from occupied territories.
Other draft resolutions deal in detail with the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinian cause, the occupied Golan, solidarity with Lebanon, the situation in Iraq, the unilateral U.S. sanctions against Syria and issue of Arab national security.
There is also a draft law on supporting peace process and development in Sudan was adopted.