Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) at Damascus airport March 28, 2008. The Arab summit will be held in the Syrian capital from March 29-30.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Friday to attend the upcoming Arab summit scheduled for March 29-30.
Abbas was received by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at Damascus International Airport.
Abbas came as Arab foreign ministers renewed commitment to the Arab peace initiative during their preparatory meeting on Thursday ahead of the 20th Arab summit.