Gulf Co-operation Council – United Kingdom, first summit: joint communiqué
- Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, and The Rt Hon Theresa May
- Part of:
- Overseas aid effectiveness, International defence commitments, Peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa, Counter-terrorism, Exports and inward investment Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates
- 7 December 2016
This joint communiqué follows the first summit of the Gulf Co-operation Council and the UK, held in Bahrain on 6 to 7 December 2016.
Prime Minister Theresa May attended the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) in Bahrain on 6 to 7 December 2016 to reaffirm and deepen the strong partnership and co-operation between the GCC and the UK.
The leaders agreed to launch the GCC-UK Strategic Partnership to foster closer relations in all fields, including political, defence, security, and trade. They also agreed to enhance people-to-people contact, and develop collective approaches to regional issues to advance their shared interest in stability and prosperity.
Published: 7 December 2016
Part of: Overseas aid effectiveness International defence commitments Peace and stability in the Middle East and North Africa Counter-terrorism Exports and inward investment Bahrain Kuwait Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates