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GCC chief condemns Turkish threats against UAE

Wam/Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Filed on August 12, 2020
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Al Hajraf tells Turkish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Erdogan Kok, that the UAE's security is an integral part of the Gulf.

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General, Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf, on Tuesday condemned the threats some Turkish officials have made against the UAE.

His comments came at a meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Erdogan Kok, where he affirmed that the UAE's security is an integral part of the Gulf, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

He underlined the GCC's commitment to protecting the Arab national security, expressing his rejection of foreign interferences in Arab internal affairs.

Hajraf underscored the GCC's desire to ensure the security and stability of the region and develop relations with neighbouring countries. He said this was in order to achieve the mutual respect of countries' sovereignty, without meddling in their internal affairs and while resolving of all differences through peaceful means in line international law.

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