Morocco and Jordan have applied to join the Gulf Cooperation Council, and the bloc is now is considering bids their application, the group's secretary general said on Tuesday. The bid is seen as an effort to counter regional unrest.
REUTERS - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is considering requests by Morocco and Jordan to join its Gulf Arab political bloc, the group’s secretary general said in on Tuesday, in a move seen aimed at countering regional unrest.
GCC foreign ministers will hold talks with the foreign ministers of both non-Gulf countries to “complete required procedures”, but it was unclear what kind of membership they were considering, Abdullatif al-Zayani told reporters after a GCC summit in Riyadh.
Date created : 2011-05-10