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GCC foreign ministers hold meeting to discuss regional and international developments

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan chairs a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting. (File/AFP)
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan chairs a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting. (File/AFP)
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08 Apr 2022 12:04:42 GMT9
08 Apr 2022 12:04:42 GMT9

Arab News

RIYADH: Foreign ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council states held their 151st session on Thursday in Riyadh to discuss a number of developments.

The session was chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the chairman of the current session of the ministerial council, with the participation of GCC Secretary-General Nayef Al-Hajraf.

Al-Hajraf said the meeting would discuss a number of reports on developments in implementing the decisions of the Supreme Council issued by the 42nd summit in Riyadh.

He also said the ministers would discuss agreements and reports submitted by the ministerial and technical committees and the General Secretariat, as well as dialogues and strategic relations between the GCC and international countries and blocs, and the latest regional and international developments.

During the meeting, the council was briefed on committees’ work within the framework of the cooperation council and the general secretariat to implement the decisions of the 42nd GCC Supreme Council session and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman’s vision regarding strengthening joint Gulf action in all fields.

The ministerial council reviewed the developments of joint Gulf action, and latest regional and international political issues. It also discussed the fight against terrorism.

The UN’s Special Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg was also present at the meeting.

He briefed the council on the latest developments in his efforts towards achieving security and stability in Yemen. He also praised the success of the Yemeni-Yemeni consultations to end the Yemeni crisis and restore security and safety throughout Yemen.

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