Gulf Interior Ministries Undersecretaries Convene in Riyadh

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)11.09.2015 Security
Gulf Interior Ministries Undersecretaries Convene in Riyadh

Gulf Interior Ministries Undersecretaries Convene in Riyadh

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The Undersecretaries of the Interior Ministries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) convened in Riyadh Wednesday to discuss security cooperation among the GCC countries.

The meeting comes amid radical security changes in the region that require great cooperation to overcome the challenges they raised, Kuwait Interior Ministry Undersecretary Suleiman Al-Fahad said at the meeting, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).

He stressed the need to improve the security capabilities and strengthen security ties between the GCC countries. Gulf States who face danger are aware of, sedition and terrorist acts being planned against them to be tackled in a decisive, forceful, prepared and coordinated manner, he argued.

Al-Fahad underlined the need to work to support and defend the GCC societies from deviant and extremist ideologies which target our youth.

Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Undersecretary Major-General Khalid Salim Al-Absi led Bahrain’s delegation to the session, which was held in the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.

The officials stressed the importance of continuing joint consultation and coordination to bolster security cooperation, deal with developments and changes unfolding in the region and confront challenges confronting the GCC states.

Key issues were on the agenda, particularly the protection of vital and securities facilities, counter-terrorism strategies and the formation of teams to tackle security crises.

Source: KUNA; BNA



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