GCC foreign ministers conclude preparatory meeting

December 29, 2008

Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal led the Saudi delegation to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) foreign ministers meeting yesterday in Muscat.


The ministers met to lay the groundwork for the 29th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit, which opens on Tuesday.

In a statement following the session, Prince Saud said that the participants discussed with great concern the continued Israeli attacks against the Gaza Strip and their ramifications. He noted that an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers will be held in Cairo on Wednesday to consider how to respond to the crisis.

The GCC ministers also discussed enhancing political, economic, social and cultural cooperation between their countries.

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