GCC summit: Leaders sign statement affirming solidarity and stability


Leaders and heads of delegations at the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in Saudi Arabia have signed a statement affirming solidarity and stability.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, joined leaders of other Gulf states in signing Al-Ula communique.

The session, which took place at Maraya Hall in Al-Ula began with a keynote address by the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who said: "The current GCC summit is called the Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah summit."

Sheikh Mohammed thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting the successful summit and expressed confidence in the progress of the GCC countries.

In a series of Tweets, His Highness added: "The changes and challenges surrounding us require real Gulf strength, cohesion and cooperation as well as Arab depth and stability."

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