Gulf countries to continue looking at possible union

By REUTERS
May 14, 2012 19:51

DUBAI - Gulf Arab countries will continue discussions on a possible union of six nations but any such plan will take time, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Monday.

"Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have approved the call for a commission to continue studying in order to present final results (to a coming summit)," he told a news conference after a summit meeting. "The issue will take time... The aim is for all countries to join, not just two or three."

He also said no steps would be taken on a closer relationship between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.


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