Tribal chief optimistic about GCC summit results
The Amir of the Ajman tribe Sheikh Sultan bin Salman bin Hethleen stressed the importance of the 37th GCC Summit to be held in Manama, Bahrain today. The summit takes place after Donald Trump’s election as US President, which gives us new issues to be discussed, he indicated.
“There are pressing issues waiting on the agenda, such as the political and security developments in Yemen and GCC countries’ efforts to reach a political solution there, in addition to the security situation in other parts of the Arab region including Syria, Iraq and Libya, as well as the efforts to fight terrorism and the Palestinian cause,” he added.
Meanwhile, Bin Hethleen said that all necessary measures should be taken in light of the ‘escalating Iranian threats’ against GCC countries, and called for boosting the joint policy in facing these joint risks “and to keep any external threats away through unity and by giving the Peninsula Shield a bigger role in the future.”
Bin Hethleen said the coincides with calls from our Gulf people towards boosting the GCC joint action “as the confederate unity between GCC states has become urgent to face challenges and dangers in the region.” He urged GCC leaders to make the Gulf confederation a reality in order to protect “our Arabian Gulf from surrounding dangers.” He further expressed high optimism that the summit would yield positive results.
Sheikh Sultan bin Hethleen