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139th GCC Ministerial Meeting Held in Jeddah - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Jeddah-Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states held a meeting in Jeddah on Sunday under the chairmanship of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, chairman of the current rotatory 139th session, and in presence of the GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani.

During the meeting, joint GCC issues were discussed in addition to regional and international issues of mutual concern.

The top diplomats also discussed implementation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s vision to further cement joint GCC action and multi-faceted integration.

Their meeting was followed by a joint conference with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.
Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states held talks with visiting Philip Hammond and the accompanying delegation.

At the outset of the meeting, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of Foreign Affairs, confirmed that the GCC member countries and Britain share long-standing, strong relations and that cooperation between the two countries is constructive in economic, security, military, educational and medical fields.

He said today’s meeting comes to enhance the historic ties binding the United Kingdom and GCC countries, particularly in the political, security, military , economic, scientific and educational fields, looking forward to a fruitful meeting to the best service of the peoples of the two countries.

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