HH The Amir Concludes Participation in Camp David Summit
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, along with leaders and heads of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) delegation, concluded the summit with US President Barack Obama, held at Camp David, on Thursday evening.
In a joint press statement issued by HH The Amir, the Chairman of the GCC current session and the US President, HH The Amir thanked President Obama for the invitation, described the meetings held today as good and fruitful and referred to the transparency in the discussion of all issues related to the region. There are many issues agreed upon with the friends in the United States, HH The Amir said.
On the agreement which the US President spoke about regarding the 5+1 Group and Iran, HH The Amir pointed out that the GCC welcomes the agreement, adding that the agreement would be a basic factor of stability in the region. HH The Amir noted that their talks covered the non-intervention in non-Arab countries in regional and Arab states' affairs.
HH The Amir also referred to the US President's acceptance of the invitation extended by GCC states' Leaders to visit the Gulf region next year, explaining that from now until next year intensive meetings will be held. He said areas are wide for the development of the close relations between the GCC states and the United States in the fields discussed during the meetings held yesterday and today.
Concluding, HH The Amir, on behalf of the GCC states' Leaders, offered his condolences for the victims of the regrettable train accident which occurred in Philadelphia state, wishing the injured early recovery.
For his part, US President Barack Obama announced in his statement that he accepted the GCC invitation for a conference to follow up the results of the Camp David Summit.
President Obama confirmed that the United States will support its partners in the GCC against foreign attacks.
He confirmed that he discussed with GCC leaders a host of issues foremost of which was the Iranian nuclear programme, the agreement on the issue and the possibility of joint work to ensure Iran's credibility and that it will not obtain nuclear weapons.
President Obama also pointed out to the fears on Iran's acts which shake stability in the region and how to face such matters, expressing the hope that security and stability would be realised in the region.