He also congratulated the kingdom on chairing the 32nd Arab Summit, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Aboul Gheit said, in a speech before the summit, that in this difficult historical stage, the Arab countries must adhere to Arab interests as the cornerstone of their international positions, commit to coordination and resort to collective action.
He expressed his hope that the Jeddah summit would be a starting point for reaching an Arab summit
A solution that stops the bloodshed in Sudan, corrects the mistakes made in the past, and takes care of the higher interests of the Sudanese.
He also welcomed the return of President Bashar al-Assad and Syria to the Arab League, hoping that the Arabs would contribute to finding effective solutions to the challenges in Syria.