1 Updates

Gulf Arab leaders welcome initial Iran n-deal

Dec 11 2013, 8:24am CST | by IANS

Kuwait, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries Wednesday welcomed the preliminary agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme that was signed last month.

Kuwait, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries Wednesday welcomed the preliminary agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme that was...

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

18 weeks ago

Gulf Arab leaders welcome initial Iran n-deal

Dec 11 2013, 8:24am CST | by IANS

Kuwait, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries Wednesday welcomed the preliminary agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme that was signed last month.

Kuwait, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries Wednesday welcomed the preliminary agreement between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear programme that was signed last month.

In a communique issued at the end of the 34th GCC Summit here Wednesday, the leaders of the GCC countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - deemed the agreement an initial step toward a comprehensive and lasting agreement on Iran's nuclear programme that would end international and regional concern about the programme.

Iran and the P5+1 countries - the five UN Security Council permanent members Britain, China, France, Russia, and the US plus Germany - had signed the agreement in Geneva Nov 24.

In the communique, read by GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, the GCC leaders welcomed the new stand of the Iranian leadership towards the GCC countries, hoping that such tendencies would be followed by tangible steps to reflect positively on peace, security and stability in the region.

The leaders also stressed the importance of closer cooperation between the GCC countries and Iran as good neighbours and non-interference in internal affairs and respect for the sovereignty of countries in the region, and to refrain from threat or use of force.

Te leaders also praised Saudi Arabia's position to reform the Security Council to enhance its role in resolving issues at the international level.

The leaders condemned the acts committed by the Syrian regime against the Syrian people and sought the entry of humanitarian aid for the benefit of the Syrian people.

The GCC leaders stressed the importance of preserving Syria's sovereignty, unity and the territorial integrity of the Syrian National Coalition, considered the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

With regard to Egypt, the leaders affirmed their support for the Egyptian people and their choices of democracy and said they would support the Egyptian economy so that Egypt can regain its leading role at the Arab and regional levels.

The statement also welcomed the efforts made by the US to back the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations that will lead to the setting up of an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital.

The GCC leaders also decided to set up a Gulf Academy for Strategic and Security Studies, the headquarters of which will be in the UAE.

They also decided to set up a unified GCC military command.

The communique rejected the continuation of occupation of the three UAE islands of Abu Musa, Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb by Iran.

It emphasised support to the UAE's sovereignty over the three islands, considering any practices carried out by Iran on the three islands null and void.

The leaders also endorsed a number of unified rules regarding the integration of financial markets of the member states of the GCC.

--IANS/WAM

ab/bg

IANS

Source: IANS

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

AFG Group Wins 2013 CMAA Project Achievement Award
AFG Group Wins 2013 CMAA Project Achievement Award
AFG Group is honored to receive the 2013 CMAA Project Achievement Award from the Association’s National Capital Chapter. The award recognizes AFG’s outstanding Construction Management practices on the 5-year Steam Line & Condensate Replacement Project, serving GSA’s Heating Operations & Transmission Division. This complex $13.6M project accomplished replacing 11,000 LF of underground steam lines that serviced 21 Federal buildings within the District.
 
 
Ukraine Crisis and Asylum Seekers
Ukraine Crisis and Asylum Seekers
Law Office of Alena Shautsova, a New York Immigration law firm located in Brooklyn , provides the full spectrum of immigration services including consultations regarding immigration benefits for citizens of troubled territories.
 
 
Major Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change Well Under Way in Europe
Major Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change Well Under Way in Europe
Responding to the UN report on climate change mitigation, European innovators working across a range of climate innovation disciplines are stressing that major efforts are well under way in Europe.
 
 
EU Climate Innovation Chief Executive: Private, Public and Academic Sectors Need to Come Together
EU Climate Innovation Chief Executive: Private, Public and Academic Sectors Need to Come Together
Mary Ritter, CEO of the EU's main climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC, calls for greater collaboration between the private, public and academic sectors to develop new solutions to stop further climate change.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

After Game One Win, Warriors Playoff Tickets Are Now Most Expensive In U.S.
With their dramatic game-one road win against the Clippers, the Warriors have the upper-hand in the battle for California basketball.  If they can advance, it will be the only the third time in the last twenty years...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Enterprises TV to Air Segment on Reducing Business Travel Costs
Coral Springs, FL, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The producers of Enterprises TV are pleased to announce they are working on a segment focusing on business travel costs and how some companies are reducing them. As...
Read more on TV Balla
 
3 Month BJJ White Belt Fundamentals Course with Master Marco Alvan
Springfield, MA, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Come and find out how to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in a fun, relaxed environment. Team Link in Ludlow, Massachusetts will be holding 3 month BJJ course designed...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Bcut Productions Presents "The Hilltop Barbershop" Movie Premiere
Springfield, NJ, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Bobby and his friends take you on a comical ride as the owner of Bobby's Cut above barbershop. The story takes you into the real world of the barbershop and the...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Nous Infosystems and SmartBear Software Enter Strategic Partnership
Bangalore, India, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- SmartBear Software, the leading provider of software quality and performance management tools, and Nous Infosystems, a global IT organization offering quality software...
Read more on Business Balla
 
EVO Payments International and PAY.ON Partner on Quick Interface for SME Merchants
Munich, Germany, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- PAY.ON, the world's leading operator of web-based, omnichannel payment infrastructure systems, and EVO Payments International (EVO), a leading card payment acquirer and...
Read more on Business Balla
 
ICT Investment Trends in China - Enterprise ICT Spending Patterns Through to the End of 2015
Navi Mumbai, India, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The ICT investment trends in China report published by Kable Global ICT Intelligence presents the findings from a survey of 131 Chinese enterprises regarding their...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Uneecops Announces New Manufacturing ERP Software Release
Delhi, India, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Uneecops, preferred SAP Business One partner in Delhi has announced the release of a new Manufacturing ERP software. This new model aims to bring a new level of...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Intelligent Transportation System Market (ITS) is Expected to Reach USD 30.2 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research
Albany, NY, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The demand of Intelligent Transportation System Market is rising globally due to increased congestion in metropolitan areas. Development and deployment of intelligent...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Lucintel’s Analysis of Growth Opportunities in Global Non-Destructive Testing Equipment Market: APAC to Record Highest Growth through 2018
Irving, TX, April 20, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The global non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment market registered good growth from 2007 through 2012.The market is forecast to reach $2.052 billion by 2018, continuing its...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla