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S. Arabia calls GCC, Arab League meetings
 
Jeddah: Saudi Arabia has called two emergency meetings of the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Arab League member countries in Makkah on May 30 to discuss the security situation in the region. The Saudi Press Agency quoting a foreign ministry official reported that King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has called the meetings to "consult and coordinate" with the GCC and Arab League countries in all matters that would enhance security and stability in the region.

The meetings have been called following an attack on the commercial maritime ships in the territorial waters of the UAE and the Iran-backed Houthi militias'' attacks on two oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia. SPA also reported that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, who is deputy prime minister and defence minister of the kingdom, received a telephone call from US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo. During the telephone conversation, they discussed developments in the region and efforts to enhance security and stability in the region.

Tension has spiked in recent days following the deployment of bombers and an aircraft carrier over alleged Iranian threats.


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