GCC Ministerial Council meets today

Jeddah: 124th Ministerial Council of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member States began here today in presence of GCC Foreign Ministers. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash is representing the UAE in the meeting.

In his opening address, Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, said situation in Syria would figure high in the discussions of other important topics.

He confirmed that the situation and continuation of killing in Syria requires the attention of the council, pointing out that it is very important for the GCC Member States to apply their capabilities to achieve a quick solution to this crisis in order to stop the bloodshed in Syria and protect Syrian civilians.