Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises

March 29, 2015 1:05 PM

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Arab summit agrees on unified military force for crises

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya, and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars.

Working out the mechanism and logistics of the unified force, an idea floated by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, could take months.

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