King Khalid of Saudi Arabia arrived in Khartoum, capital of Sudan, on Saturday (30 October) at the start of a four day state visit.
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The Arab Summit meeting in Cairo agreed earlier in the week to increase the joint Arab peace-keeping force in Lebanon from 2,500 to 30,000 men. In addition to Sudan and Saudi Arabia, the countries who have pledged increased troop contributions are Syria, North and South Yemen, the United Arab Emirates, Libya,and the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
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Background: King Khalid of Saudi Arabia arrived in Khartoum, capital of Sudan, on Saturday (30 October) at the start of a four day state visit.
SYNOPSIS: The king had flown from Cairo, Egypt, where he had attended the Arab Summit meeting on the situation in Lebanon. He was greeted at Khartoum Airport by Sudan's President Ja'afar Mohammed al-Nimeiry, and the Vice President and Prime Minister, Mr. El-Rasheed al-Tahir Bakr. During his visit, king khalid is expected to have talks on economic, political and military co-operation with Sudan.
At the Arab Summit meeting, Sudan and Saudi Arabia were two of he countries to pledge increased troop contributions for the Arab force in Lebanon.