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Bahrain’s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa attends the opening session of the 25th Arab League Summit in Bayan Palace, Kuwait March 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Manama- Bahrain’s Prime Minister Prince Khalifah bin Salman al-Khalifah hailed the initiatives led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz to reinforce the Arab and Gulf solidarity, asserting that Saudi Arabia has become a source of unity, integration and cooperation initiatives on the Arab and Gulf levels.

The Bahraini Prime Minister also stressed the importance of mutual Gulf meetings that contribute in increasing the GCC countries’ ability to combat various challenges and boost security readiness in the GCC countries.

The PM hailed Saudi honorable stances, expressing the Bahraini appreciation to the limitless support of Saudi Arabia to Bahrain in all fields. According to the prime minister, these stances are expected from a country that has always been the source of benefit to Arabs and Muslims.

The Prime Minister and Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, described the relations with Saudi Arabia as unique. They also affirmed Bahrain’s keenness to maintain communication and coordination with Saudi Arabia in all aspects.

In a related matter, the Crown Prince stated that the GCC countries’ cooperation is in an advanced level — the GCC has showed coherence on the level of leaders and people, hence representing a solid immunity against diverse challenges, according to the crown prince.

Prince Salman also hailed efforts exerted by the GCC towards strengthening joint security against the challenges in the region.