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GCCSG outlines vision for regional security

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Riyadh, 2 April 2024 (TDI): GCCSG Vision for Regional Security, during a ceremony held on 29 March, at the General Secretariat headquarters in Riyadh.

The meeting was held in the presence of senior officials from the foreign ministries of the Council’s countries, diplomats, and thinkers in the same field.

Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) mentioned that the GCC stands on solid ground in supporting and enhancing international security and peace.

“The leaders of the Council countries have repeatedly affirmed, most recently during the Doha Summit, the GCC countries’ firm commitment to confronting political, security, and economic challenges, not only within the region but also on a global level.

Contributing to solving issues that threaten global security and stability is a testament to our determination and belief that peace is not just a goal we seek, but the foundation upon which the vision for a future characterized by coexistence and common progress is built, “Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi, said.

“This is achieved by enhancing regional and international roles, holding onto dialogue as a bridge for communication and understanding, while expanding the horizons of cooperation with all our partners around the world, based on the belief that lasting peace requires joint efforts and genuine as well as sincere will,” he added.

The GCC countries have proven their sincerity and commitment to these principles, charters, and international norms over the past decades.

GCC Member States 

“The GCC member states’ positive approach has been a compass guiding for their interaction and communication with the regional and international community and has earned them the trust and confidence of the international community.

This has positioned them to play greater roles, armed with the sincerity of their intentions, positive engagement, and a genuine and realistic desire to de-escalate conflicts, resolve disputes, and find solutions to outstanding conflicts, issues, and cases.”

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Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi  emphasized that the GCC countries have adopted a future vision regarding regional security, based on the Council’s positions towards regional and international issues. This vision seeks to achieve security, stability, and peace in the region.

Its strategic objectives are built upon preserving regional security, ensuring the stability and prosperity of the countries in the region, promoting international security and peace, and establishing strategic relationships, and regional and international partnerships.

Moreover ensuring energy supply security and the stability of oil markets, enhancing maritime security and freedom of navigation, collectively addressing climate challenges, securing vital economic resources and defending them, and creating investment opportunities to enhance their capabilities.

Thereby contributing to regional and international security, peace, and prosperity.

The vision includes several pillars, notably the pillar of security, the economic and developmental pillar, and the environmental and climate change pillar.

This is to address numerous challenges and threats, including security challenges and interventions in the internal affairs of the GCC countries and neighboring states.

Including geopolitical changes at the international level, as well as economic, cultural, and social challenges.

 

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