Gulf leaders to converge in Riyadh for 39th summit tomorrow

December 8, 2018 Off By Web Desk

Riyadh – The leaders of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will gather in Riyadh on Sunday in their bid to further bolster Gulf integration and cooperation as well as achieve more progress and prosperity.

The summit, which will be held under the chairmanship of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, will discuss several key issues, especially countering threats from the Tehran regime. Sunday’s 39th session of the GCC Supreme Council coincides with the Kingdom’s celebration of the fourth anniversary of the ascension to throne by King Salman that falls on Monday.

The summit will discuss a number of important issues pertaining to the GCC joint action, and the achievements so far made in the framework of the GCC integration and cooperation in the political, defense, economic and legal fields. The leaders are expected to reiterate their determination to confront the Iranian intervention in Arab affairs and its efforts to destabilize Arab countries. The GCC summit is expected to share its concern over the anticipated ploys of the Iranian regime to bypass the US sanctions.

Source: International Islamic News Agency