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Elaf from London: Today, Monday, the British Foreign Secretary entertained the Foreign Ministers of the Gulf States, in preparation for closer cooperation to strengthen strategic relations, strengthen defense and economic ties.
The meeting, chaired by Secretary Liz Terrace at the Sevening House in Kent County, was attended by Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani. Oman’s Foreign Minister Badr al – Fusaidi and Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdul Latif bin Rashid al – Jayani. Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Lana Jaki. Nusaibe and Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Naib Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf attended.
The Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom and the Gulf States agreed at a meeting to strengthen defense and economic ties, the official statement said. Eco-friendly infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries.
They agreed to work together to strengthen clean and sustainable infrastructure in developing countries, using their collective experience to achieve the greatest impact of their investments. Gulf visitors also welcomed the launch of the UK’s International Investment Corporation, which will increase investment in infrastructure, technology and clean energy projects across Asia, Africa and the Caribbean.
In October, the British International Investment Corporation, later known as the Commonwealth Development Corporation, announced a new agreement with DP World to modernize three ports in Senegal, Somaliland and Egypt. It is part of a broader plan to support African trade around the world.
The foreign ministers welcomed the move to increase bilateral trade between the UK and GCC to 30 billion a year. The UK and Gulf Cooperation Council are working towards a free trade agreement, which will strengthen ties in areas such as investment and services, and talks are expected to begin next year.
The importance of the Gulf
And Liz Truss, in her first expanded speech as Foreign Secretary at the Noise House earlier this month, stressed the need for Britain and its partners to be “first” because “the battle for economic influence is in full swing.” The Secretary of State sees the importance of strong ties with the Gulf countries in combating malicious individuals.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said close economic and security ties with our allies in the Gulf provide jobs and opportunities for the British people and ensure we are all safe.
“Sharing investment in infrastructure with Gulf countries will make a company more dependent on low- and middle-income countries, while promoting clean growth and promoting the growth of initiatives and innovations,” he added.
The British Minister said: This will benefit all parties. I want our relationship to be deeper in key areas such as trade, investment, development and cyber security with that part of the world that is important to Britain’s long-term interests.
The GCC is one of the most important international networks for key regional and security issues. The meeting was therefore used to discuss the Yemen conflict, Iran’s destabilization activities in the region and the crisis in Afghanistan. The UK has been working closely with its allies in the Gulf region on these issues, providing emergency humanitarian assistance and working together to end the exodus from Afghanistan.
The events of Abraham
Secretary Truss concludes: As one of the first countries to welcome the Abraham Accords, which led to the normalization of Israel’s relations with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and other countries in the region, the UK is confident that this historic move will enhance shared prosperity and security. In the region. The UK will support Israel and its Gulf partners in achieving this.
Last week, the UK welcomed the visit of Sultan of Oman Haitham bin Tariq al-Sayyid to London, where he will hold talks with His Excellency the Queen, Crown Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Prime Minister, Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, on fundamental issues including regional security, investment and trade. Conducted.
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