GCC, US friendship hailed

GCC, US friendship hailed

(Riyadh) – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani received outgoing US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dr. Joseph W. Westphal and commended his dedicated efforts, hailing relations between the Gulf countries and the United States. Dr. Alzayani and the US diplomat discussed GCC-US cooperation in all fields, in addition to regional and […]

139th GCC ministerial meeting held in Jeddah

139th GCC ministerial meeting held in Jeddah

(Jeddah) – The GCC foreign ministers held their 139th Ministerial Council meeting here under the chairmanship of Saudi foreign minister Adel bin Ahmed Al Jubeir and in presence of the GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdulatif bin Rashid Al Zayani. The UAE delegation to the meeting was headed by Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of […]

GCC declares Hezbollah a terrorist organisation

GCC declares Hezbollah a terrorist organisation

(Riyadh) – The Arab States of Gulf Cooperation Council announced the decision to consider Hezbollah militias, leaders, factions and organisations affiliated to them, as a terrorist organisation. Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al- Zayani, GCC Secretary-General, said that the GCC states have taken this decision as a result of hostile acts being carried out by elements […]

GCC Secretary General meets Yemeni Foreign Minister

GCC Secretary General meets Yemeni Foreign Minister

(Muscat) – Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary General met in Muscat with Abdul Malik al-Mekhlafi, Foreign Minister of the Yemeni Republic, who is currently visiting the Sultanate. According to Oman News Agency, ONA, the two sides discussed the latest developments and situation in Yemen and the efforts exerted to resume the consultations […]

GCC Countries to condemn Iranian aggression at UNSC

GCC Countries to condemn Iranian aggression at UNSC

(Riyadh) – Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir and GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani held a joint press conference at King Salman Air Base Airport following the conclusion of the 42nd extraordinary meeting of the GCC Ministerial Council. Al-Jubeir said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the GCC […]

FM attends GCC ministerial meeting

FM attends GCC ministerial meeting

(Doha) – Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended the GCC Foreign Ministers’ joint ministerial meeting with foreign ministers of Jordan and Morocco under the chairmanship of Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah. Also present were the Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs […]

GCC commends successful elections in Bahrain

GCC commends successful elections in Bahrain

(Riyadh) – Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary-General, has commended the success of parliamentary and municipal elections in Bahrain. Al-Zayani in a statement welcomed the atmosphere of security throughout the voting process, saying that high turnout reflected the civilisational image and commitment of the Bahraini people to democracy. He said GCC countries were looking forward […]

GCC Foreign Ministers meet in Riyadh

GCC Ministerial Council meeting begins

(Riyadh) – The GCC foreign ministers held a meeting in Riyadh. The meeting, which was attended by the UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, discussed the second report submitted by the committee assigned with following up the Riyadh Agreement implementation mechanism. GCC Secretary-General, Dr Abdulatif bin Rashid Al Zayani said the […]

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

(Dubai) – The Gulf Cooperation Council condemned an anti-Islam film as well as the violence it has triggered. “This film cannot be accepted or excused as it abuses the feelings of Muslims and non-Muslims who reject insulting prophets, religions and beliefs,” GCC Secretary General Abdullatif al-Zayani said in a statement. Zayani also “condemned acts of […]

President Khalifa meets GCC Secretary General

President Khalifa meets GCC Secretary General

(Abu Dhabi) – President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, received Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC) at Al Rawdha Palace. President was briefed by Al Zayani on preparations for the upcoming 14th consultative summit of the GCC leaders scheduled to be held in […]

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