A meeting of the Communist Parties in the Arab countries was held in Beirut during the period 20 – 21 June 2019. It was attended by delegations representing the Lebanese CP, Sudanese CP, Iraqi CP, Palestinian People’s Party, Jordanian CP, Syrian CP (United), Egyptian CP, Kuwaiti Progressive Movement, Progressive Tribune of Bahrain, Progress and Socialism Party in Morocco.
The meeting discussed means of mobilizing the Arab national liberation movement to confront the American - Zionist project, the so-called "Deal of the Century", strengthening solidarity with the Palestinian people and averting the dangers of igniting another war in the Gulf that would have catastrophic consequences for peace and stability in the region and the world. The meeting condemned the US policy of instigating wars and conflicts and imposing economic sanctions to destabilise the region, as well as military escalation and threats of war against Iran.
Another major topic on the agenda of the meeting was Arab Peoples' uprisings and popular protest movements. There were contributions about the role of the Communists and Left forces in these movements for national democratic and social political change to build democratic civil systems and achieve social justice.
The meeting agreed to organise joint actions of solidarity with the Palestinian, Syrian and Sudanese peoples. It also discussed the strengthening of cooperation between the Communist parties and means of coordination.
A final statement was issued by the meeting.