RIYADH(RAHNUMA): Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi Arabia’s minister of foreign affairs, participated in the GCC foreign ministers coordination meeting held in New York, the Saudi Press Agency said early Monday.
The meeting, held on the sidelines of the 78th UN General Assembly in New York city, discussed ways to enhance cooperation and joint coordination and the latest Gulf, regional and international developments.
GCC Secretary-General Jassem Albudaiwi attended the meeting, together with the foreign ministers of Qatar (Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani), UAE (Abdullah bin Zayed), Kuwait (Salem Al-Jaber Al-Sabah), Bahrain (Abdullatif Al-Zayani), and Oman (Badr Albusaidi).
The meeting also tackled the importance of strengthening cooperation with international organizations in order to enhance international peace and security.
The GCC, established in 1981, is composed of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
The GCC foreign ministers also hold a ministerial meeting every three months, focusing on the output of ministerial committees that are established after an annual summit.