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Annan Arrives In Algeria To Attend Arab Summit


Annan Arrives In Algeria To Attend Arab League Summit And Discuss UN Reforms

Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived today 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 "In Larger Freedom."

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

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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