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GCC Foreign Ministers Meet in Riyadh

GCC Foreign Ministers Meet in Riyadh

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022 - 06:30
Part of the previous ministerial meeting last September in Riyadh (Secretariat of the Cooperation Council)

The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council are scheduled to hold on Wednesday the 154th meeting of the Supreme Council in its 43rd session, at the headquarters of the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh.

The meeting will be headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, Chairman of the current session of the GCC Ministerial Council with the participation of the GCC Secretary-General Dr. Naif Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf.

Al-Hajraf confirmed that the session comes as a continuation of the preparations currently taking place for the start of the 43rd session of the GCC Supreme Council.

The meeting is set to address the agenda of the Saudi-Chinese Cooperation and Development Summit that will be held on Friday in the presence of leaders of Gulf states and the Chinese president.

The Riyadh-Gulf-Chinese Summit for Cooperation and Development is the first summit between Saudi Arabia and China and comes as a continuation of the historical relations between the GCC countries and China.

The Secretary-General of the Council stressed the importance of Gulf-Chinese relations.

China is considered the first trade partner of the GCC countries with numerous future areas of cooperation, and a mutual will to develop relations in a way that serves common interests and promotes cooperation in the economy, development, trade, and other fields.

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