Urgent …GCC Summit Begins In Riyadh

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and US President Donald Trump have launched the Gulf-America summit in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

The summit will discuss joint cooperation, particularly in the field of combating terrorism and ways of confronting Iran's threats to regional and Gulf countries in particular, as well as a number of issues of common concern. The meeting will discuss important issues and issues, including the threats to security and stability in the region in general, as well as building trade relations between Washington and the GCC states.

Gulf -US summit comes after two summits in 2015 and 2016 at Camp David and Riyadh with the participation of former President Barack Obama.

Iran's threats to regional and Gulf states are expected to receive the most attention at the Gulf-US summit.

US President Donald Trump met shortly before the summit with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa to discuss a number of issues of common interest and ways to enhance Gulf security from external threats and counter terrorism.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency