Gulf Arab states value Iraq stability – bloc chief

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) views the stability of Iraq as crucial and intertwined with that of member states, the bloc’s chief Jasem Al-Bedaiwi said on Sunday, citing the matter as a perennial concern.

Holding talks with a visiting delegation of Iraqi lawmakers, the GCC secretary general spoke of the camaraderie between Gulf Arab states and Baghdad, underlining that the six-member bloc backs all measures taken to keep Iraq’s stability and security intact, said a bloc statement.

Current happenings around the region and beyond was also among the matters discussed between the two sides, added the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency