Final Joint Statement Issued Following Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Leaders of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE Meeting

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Riyadh, Muharram 23, 1436, Nov 16, 2014, SPA -- Following the meeting held here this evening by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the united Arabi Emirates, the Premier of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Gen. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Heir Apparent of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE, the following joint statement has been issued:
"At a noble invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE, the Premier of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Gen. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Heir Apparent of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE met on Sunday 16/11/2014 in Riyadh, to consolidate the spirit of sincere cooperation, to confirm the mutual destiny and the aspirations of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states' peoples of solid unity and close rapprochement".
During the meeting, they reached the Riyadh Complementary Arrangement, which pumps in for more unity of the GCC member states, their interests and future of their peoples. The Arrangement is heralding opening a new page, which will be a strong prerequisite to drive the joint action procession and to move towards a bold and cohesive Gulf entity, especially, amid the current critical situation the region undergoes, which demands doubling the efforts and closing the ranks to protect their security and stability.
Accordingly, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain each decided to return their ambassadors to the State of Qatar.
-- SPA
00:39 LOCAL TIME 21:39 GMT