Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi Arabia, UAE to defend interests

Reuters , Friday 31 May 2019

Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets.

A statement published by Saudi state news agency SPA said the six nations had discussed at an emergency meeting in the kingdom a joint defense mechanism under the Gulf Cooperation Council alliance. They called on Iran to stop funding “militias” and “terrorist organizations”.

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