Summary of the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the United States in New York
The Foreign Ministers of GCC and the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, held a joint ministerial meeting.
Which was in New York City on Monday, September 18, 2023.
The meeting celebrates the strategic importance of the historical relations between the two sides.
Key Points of the meeting between GCC and USA Ministers.
The two sides renewed their commitment to building on the achievements of previous ministerial meetings.
including the last ministerial meeting held on June 7, 2023.
Also to enhance consultation, coordination, and cooperation in all fields.
Moreover, they stressed the importance of the commitment of the countries of the region to international law.
Including the Charter of the United Nations.
And also theo freedom of navigation and maritime security in the region.
In addition, they reaffirmed their support for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
Also they renewed their call on Iran to fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
They reaffirmed their commitment to achieving a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian crisis.
Which preserves Syria’s unity and sovereignty.
And also meets the aspirations of its people, and is consistent with international humanitarian law.
Also they stressed the importance of working together to address the global challenges.
Especially climate change and also to support sustainable development.
Moreover, the two sides affirmed their joint determination to achieve regional security, stability, and prosperity.
This is within the framework of the strategic cooperation and partnership between the GCC and the United States.
- Iran: The two sides renewed their commitment to working together to deter and address threats to sovereignty.
As well as territorial integrity, and other destabilizing activities.
- Yemen: The two sides stressed the importance of continued joint support for UN-led peace efforts in Yemen.
Also their support for a comprehensive Yemeni-Yemeni political process under the auspices of the UN to resolve the conflict permanently.
- The Palestinian issue and Israel: The two sides reaffirmed their commitment to achieving a just, comprehensive, and lasting peace in the Middle East.
On the basis of the two-state solution.
- Syria: The two sides reaffirmed their commitment to achieving a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian crisis.
- The two sides affirmed their joint determination to strengthen and build relations between them in all fields.
Including defense and security cooperation and the development of a collective approach to regional issues.
- Moreover, they stressed the importance of the principles of tolerance and peaceful coexistence in relations between nations.
- Also, they affirmed the importance of continuing to hold regular meetings of specialized working groups.
In order to achieve the highest level of coordination between the two sides.