FREE MUSIC! 18 million songs. Over 450,000 artists. Free the Music and Share the Love with iHeartRadio.

LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

McCully to attend Arab League meeting in Egypt

Share |

Latest Political News | Sunday March 3 2013 13:08

McCully to attend Arab League meeting in Egypt

Related

Murray McCully will travel to Egypt today to attend the League of Arab States Executive Council meeting.

The Foreign Minister says the Arab League has been at the forefront of some of the most pressing international issues over the past two years, including Libya and Syria.

He says its leadership will be critical for dealing with the range of challenge that have resulted from the Arab Spring.

Mr McCully says the visit provides an opportunity for New Zealand to strengthen its relationship with a vitally important regional organisation.

He'll also visit Middle East countries including Bahrain, Turkey and Jordan for official talks.

Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement
  • Golf: Westwood dominates Malaysian Open

  • Super Rugby: Bird won't miss game despite ban

  • Egg Day Out organisers apologise for chaos

  • NRL: Storm on recieving end of controversy

  • Police investigate shooting in Makara

  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

  • Auckland Weather

    18°
    Today
    Partly Cloudy
    H:24° L:16°
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    The Republic of NZ

    Should New Zealand cut ties with the monarchy and become a republic?

    Vote Now

    View Results