Riyadh venue of 39th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit (GCCS-2018)
The 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit 2018 was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In it, the Secretary-General Abdellatif al-Zayani read the closure declaration in which member countries underscored their loyalty to the organization. The declaration called on to form a route map to complete the integration between member states and ensure financial unity until 2025. GCC declaration also emphasized that it would continue to support fellow states, the Palestinian cause, and Yemen. Although the 39th summit was held in Riyadh upon a request from Oman, Oman will be the president for the next 12 months. The next summit is going to be held under the United Arab Emirates (UAE) presidency. The GCC, established in 1981 in Abu Dhabi, comprises Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Topics: Arabian Peninsula , Asia , Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf , Economic integration , Geography of Asia , Gulf Cooperation Council , Gulf Railway , Khaleeji , Pan-Arabism , United Arab Emirates , Western Asia