( IRNA ) - Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, heading a political delegation, arrived here early Wednesday to attend the 19th Arab League summit in the Saudi capital.
The two-day summit, opening Wednesday, is scheduled to discuss crises in Lebanon, Iraq, and Palestine. Iran's nuclear program will also be among topics to be reviewed by the participants in the summit.
Leaders and senior officials from 23 Arab and Islamic states as well as United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana are taking part in the two-day summit.
Foreign ministers of China, Russia and India are also attending the summit.
Libya is the only Arab state that is not participating in the summit.