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Egypt Asserts Commitment to Support Security of Arab Gulf Countries

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Thu, 12 Dec 2019 20:38 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said the support from the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council in Saudi Arabia, over the country’s role in enhancing Arab national security and peace in the region was much appreciated, according to Egypt’s MFA spokesperson on twitter.

“Egypt appreciates the support included in the final statement of the Gulf summit and its affirmation of Egypt's role in enhancing Arab national security and peace in the region and affirms its support for the security and stability of the sisterly countries in the Arab Gulf,” Egypt MFA spokesperson explained.

Through the final statement, leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council stated, they asserted the importance of strengthening cooperation mechanisms between the GCC countries, and they also stressed the importance of Egypt's role in enhancing Arab national security.

Moreover, they expressed their support for the efforts exerted to solve the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue in a way that realised the importance of water and the economic interests of the countries concerned, appreciating the international efforts that had been made in this regard.


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