The leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council affirmed that the countries of the Cooperation Council stand united in the face of any threat they are exposed to.
The final statement of the Gulf summit, which was held in the Saudi city of Al-Ula, welcomed the signing of “Al-Ula Statement”, which aims to strengthen the unity of ranks and cohesion among the countries of the Cooperation Council.
The statement affirmed: “We are keen on the strength and cohesion of the Cooperation Council and the unity of the ranks among its members.”
Earlier today, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inaugurated the summit, in the presence of the leaders of the Gulf states, including the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman praised the Kuwaiti and American roles to heal the rift among the countries of the region, stressing the role of the summit in strengthening brotherhood.
The Saudi crown prince considered that “Iranian activities aim to destabilize the region,” and added, “We face the challenges of Iran’s disruptive behavior.”
For his part, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawwaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, said: “We congratulate everyone on the historic achievement at Al-Ula summit. We seek to support joint Gulf and Arab action.”
The names of the deceased Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah were given to the summit.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency