Saudi King Salman thanks GCC leaders for successful summit


RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman said he appreciates the efforts of leaders and heads of delegations attending the GCC Summit and contributing to its success, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.

The Kingdom hosted the summit, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the historic city of AlUla.

During its weekly meeting chaired by the king, the Saudi Cabinet said the “Kingdom’s policy is based on a firm approach, its foundation is to achieve the supreme interests of the GCC and Arab countries, and its future plans and ambitious development vision — Vision 2030.”

It also said the Kingdom prioritizes strengthening Arab and Islamic cooperation to serve the security and stability of the region.

The Council of Ministers said the Kingdom stresses the “importance of uniting efforts to advance the region and face the challenges that surround it, especially the threats posed by the Iranian regime’s nuclear program.”

The Cabinet cited Iran’s “destructive” behavior and support of proxies that “adopt terrorist and sectarian activities aimed at destabilizing security and stability in the region and the world.

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