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Vladimir Putin Hopes for Significant Decisions of Arab League's Summit

Vladimir Putin hopes that the summit of the League of Arab States (LAS) will take significant decisions to settle the Iraqi crisis and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The Russian President sent a message to participants in the meeting of heads of state and governments of countries-members of the Arab League, the Kremlin press service told RIA Novosti.

The document stated that "the meeting was taking place in complicated political conditions." "The situation in the Middle East is growing tense. Obviously, the situation around Iraq which you urgently gathered in Egypt to discuss concerns not only countries and peoples of the region but of the whole world," Vladimir Putin noted.

The Russian leader expressed confidence that significance of decisions which leaders of Arab states would adopt following the summit "would correspond to the scale of events experienced presently by the Middle East."