Gulf Cooperation Council


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Gulf Cooperation Council

An international organization fostering greater political and economic unity for Arab countries in the Arabian Gulf. Among other things, it exists to promote similar regulatory regimes, to unify military presence and to advance the private sector. Most members had pledged to create a common currency by 2010, but this has been postponed indefinitely. See also: Khaleeji.
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The Gulf Cooperation Council is made up of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.
"He will also participate in a ministerial meeting with counterparts from Gulf Cooperation Council nations.
The Gulf fund was allocated by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) during last year's summit to support development projects in the Kingdom.
In reply, Rapporteur of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Kazzem Jalali said, "The reaction by the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council was unrealistic and fully emotional.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding for political consultations that allows for regular dialogues on issues of common concern.
The meeting came within the framework of Alawi's tour to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states and participation as head of the Sultanate's delegation in the GCC meeting.
Irans Foreign Ministry has expressed regret over the anti-Iran accusations made in parts of the final communiqu of the 39th session of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh, saying that the GCCs approach towards Tehran is still unconstructive.
NNA - The 39th annual summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was held in Saudi Arabia in the absence of the State of Qatar.
KUWAIT -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is due to depart tomorrow (Sunday) to Saudi Arabia, heading the Kuwaiti delegation for the 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, to be hosted by Riyadh.
Riyadh, Muharram 16, 1440, September 26, 2018, SPA -- The Secretariat General of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has taken part in the opening session of the General Debate of the UN General Assembly 73rd session in New York which started on 25 September 2018 and inaugurated by Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, with participation of around 193 presidents, ministers and senior officials from UN Member States.
GULF Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid al Zayani underlined the importance of maintaining the unity and cohesion of the GCC in the face of current and future challenges on Tuesday.

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