38th GCC Summit concludes, issues Kuwait Declaration

  • Wednesday 06, December 2017 in 1:00 AM
Sharjah 24 – WAM: The 38th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit, hosted by Kuwait, concluded on Tuesday with a note on integration, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

The UAE delegation to the summit is headed by Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

Reading out the 'Kuwait Declaration' at the session's conclusion, GCC chief Abdullatif Al-Zayani said it was imperative that Gulf states unite in their efforts to face challenges and threats to their security and stability.

The Declaration stressed the importance of "unity and coordination" and strengthening their ties on the economic, security and military domains, particularly regarding the fight against terrorism. 

Gulf states are also keen to continue working on several joint projects, including the GCC Joint Market and their Customs Union.

In conclusion, the declaration also said the media representatives and intellectuals throughout the region should "bear their responsibility" in supporting efforts aimed at cooperation amongst the member states.