October 27, 2018 / 8:09 AM / 10 months ago

Bahrain foreign minister says planned Gulf security alliance to be active next year

FILE PHOTO: Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa attends the Arab Foreign meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 12, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Saturday a planned Gulf security alliance, which also includes Egypt, will be up and running by next year.

Al Khalifa told a security summit in Bahrain that by next year the MESA alliance would be active.

Reporting by Katie Paul, writing by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Editing by Alison Williams

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