The ministerial conference of the member countries of the Barcelona Process: Union for the Mediterranean will be held on November 3-4 in Marseilles.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)

Deputy Foreign Minister, MK Majalli Whbee, left today (Monday, 3 November 2008) for Marseilles, where he will attend the meeting of the foreign affairs ministers of the European Union

Deputy FM Whbee is expected to meet with foreign ministers from several Arab states and to discuss with them issues relating to the strengthening of bilateral relations and promotion of joint projects under the auspices of the European Union.

During the meeting, an attempt will be made to reach a compromise with representatives of Arab States and the Arab League with regard to the Arab League’s standing in the Barcelona Process in general, and the Union for the Mediterranean initiative in particular.