Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
Palestinian President Abbas attends the opening of the Arab summit in Damascus
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) attends the opening of the Arab summit in Damascus in this picture released by the Palestinian Press Office March 29, 2008. An Arab summit opened in the Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday in the absence of Lebanon and of conservative Arab leaders critical of Syria's role in the Lebanese crisis. REUTERS/Omar Rashidi (SYRIA). FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.