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Abbas arrives in Riyadh for Arab summit

Jan. 20, 2013 7:04 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 22, 2013 3:40 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Riyadh on Sunday to participate in the third Arab Economic and Social Development Summit due to be held in Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Abbas was greeted in the Saudi capital by Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz and PA ambassador Jamal al-Shubaki, official news agency Wafa said.

The first Arab Economic and Social Development Summit was held in Kuwait in 2009 and the second in Sharm el-Sheikh in 2011.

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