LONDON Dec 7 British Prime Minister Theresa May
said on Wednesday she would deepen defence cooperation with Gulf
countries and work with them to push back "against Iran's
aggressive regional actions".
Addressing the Gulf Cooperation Council, May said Britain
wanted to "make a more permanent and more enduring commitment to
the long-term security of the Gulf" and invest more than 3
billion pounds in defence spending in the region over the next
"Gulf security is our security," she told the council, which
brings together the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United
Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.
(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Kate Holton)