Saudi Arabia calls urgent regional meeting on Iraq


Saudi Arabia will host the foreign ministers of countries neighbouring Iraq at a meeting in Riyadh this Friday which will review the fallout of the war.

Saudi Arabia called the "emergency regional conference" on instructions from King Fahd and Crown Prince Abdullah, Prince Saud said in a statement carried by the official SPA agency.

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal today said: "The conference comes in response to the current circumstances and developments in Iraq, which affect the Iraqi people in particular, and the reperucussions on the countries of the region in general."