May 30, 2019 / 11:36 PM / 6 months ago

Gulf Arab states support right of Saudi, UAE to defend interests

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states voiced support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to take any action required to defend their security following recent attacks on their oil assets.

A statement published by Saudi state news agency SPA said the six nations had discussed at an emergency meeting in the kingdom a joint defence mechanism under the Gulf Cooperation Council alliance. They called on Iran to stop funding “militias” and “terrorist organizations”.

Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and Marwa Rashad; Editing by Sandra Maler

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