The 151st meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) foreign ministers took place on Thursday in Riyadh and covered a wide range of topics.
Ministerial Council Chairman Prince Faisal bin Farhan of Saudi Arabia presided over the meeting, which also included GCC Secretary-General Nayef Al-Hajraf.
According to Al-Hajraf, the meeting in Riyadh will discuss several reports on the progress made in implementing the Supreme Council’s decisions from the 42nd summit.
Aside from discussing agreements and reports submitted by the ministerial, technical, and general secretariat groups, he said ministers would also discuss the GCC-wide strategic relations, as well as the most recent developments in their respective regions.
As part of the 42nd GCC Supreme Council session and Saudi Arabian King Salman’s vision for strengthening joint Gulf action, the council was briefed on the committees’ work within the framework of the GCC and the general secretariat to implement the decisions.
During the meeting, the ministerial council discussed the latest developments in the GCC and regional and international political issues. Terrorism was also mentioned in the presentation.
Hans Grundberg, the UN’s Special Envoy to Yemen, was also in attendance.
On the latest developments in his efforts to secure and stabilize Yemen, he gave a briefing to the council. He also lauded the success of intra-Yemeni consultations to end the Yemeni crisis and restore security and safety throughout the country.