Issue 132 - 16 Oct 1984
The political limelight on Arab affairs, is presently centred on the current United -Nations General Assembly in New York, where the Arab delegates are involved in a flurry of diplomatic activity of which the prepared speeches in the debating chamber are only the tip of the political iceberg. Much of the dealing takes place in the UN corridors and meeting rooms of the Assembly building and the working lunches and dinners in the diplomatic missions. One gathering that did not take place was the traditional annual get-together of the Arab delegates, at which the co-ordination of Arab positions on the agenda of the current session is worked out.

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