Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
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The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected as baseless and repetitive the allegations in the final statement of the meeting between the foreign ministers of the GCC members and Britain.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has condemned the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council’s statement about Iran’s nuclear and missile programs.
Tehran has reacted to Statement 149 of foreign ministers of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) regarding Iran’s ownership of three Persian Gulf islands.
An Iranian lawmaker says Iran cannot hold negotiations with member states of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council [P](GCC) if Saudi Arabia is going to have the final say.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s recent regional visits pose a dilemma: Whether they are in the interest of Iran and its foreign policies, or merely provide Saudi Arabia and its regional allies with clues about Tehran’s political plans in the region.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has proposed the formation of a forum with the participation of Persian Gulf Arab states in order to build a common goal toward overcoming problems.
An Iranian lawmaker maintains that negotiations between Iran and the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) will be in the interest of the entire region and reduce US presence in the Middle East.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says Kuwait is not keen to continue following up Saudi Arabia’s hostile policies towards Iran.
Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah said Iran is against those who insulted the Emir of Kuwait, and will take action against these people.
Former Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah referred to the decreasing power of Western countries in the Middle East and highlighted the growing influence of such countries as Iran and Russia.
As the representative of [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council member states, Kuwait is tasked with sending a message to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is based on the principle of good neighbourliness among regional countries, a Kuwaiti official said.