GCC, Central Asian States to Meet Monday to Boost Ties

Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Jasem Mohammed Albudaiwi. SPA
Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Jasem Mohammed Albudaiwi. SPA
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GCC, Central Asian States to Meet Monday to Boost Ties

Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Jasem Mohammed Albudaiwi. SPA
Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Jasem Mohammed Albudaiwi. SPA

Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Jasem Mohammed Albudaiwi announced that the second ministerial meeting of the Strategic Dialogue between the GCC countries and Central Asian states will be held on Monday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

The meeting will be chaired by Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrhman bin Jassim Al Thani, who is currently the president of the Ministerial Council, and Uzbekistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Bakhtiyor Saidov.

Attending will be foreign ministers from GCC and Central Asian countries.

Albudaiwi stressed that the meeting confirms the desire of the two sides to boost relations, and their keenness to strengthen strategic dialogue and work to serve their common interests, in accordance with their shared values, interests, and historical ties, and with the Joint Action Plan for the period 2023-2027, they signed in September 2022.

According to Albudaiwi, discussions will focus on ways to enhance relations between the two sides, and regional and international developments.



Saudi Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Iran's Acting FM

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah. SPA
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah. SPA
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Saudi Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Iran's Acting FM

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah. SPA
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah. SPA

Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah received a phone call on Thursday from Iran's Acting Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani.

The discussion centered on bilateral relations and exploring ways to strengthen them, as well as regional and international developments.