Saudi FM: Camp David to discuss Iranian intervention in region
'The Camp David summit will address Iran’s support to terrorist organizations and focus on Iran's intervention in Syria'
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Tuesday said the upcoming Camp David summit, in which U.S. President Barack Obama is hosting GCC leaders, will focus on three points.
In statements broadcast by Al Arabiya News Channel, Jubeir said Thursday’s summit is due to “focus on military cooperation, terrorism and Iranian intervention in the region.
“The Camp David summit will address Iran’s support to terrorist organizations and focus on Iran's intervention in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon and Iraq,” Jubeir said.
"American's will also explain to Gulf delegates the details of their nuclear deal with Iran," Jubeir added.
Earlier on Tuesday, Saudi King Salman expressed his regret to Obama in a phone conversation at not being able to attend the summit.
The king confirmed he was sending Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to represent the kingdom.
Jubeir said the participation of the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince in the summit would be “unprecedented.”
During the phone conversation, King Salman and Obama emphasized the strength of the two countries’ partnership and agreed to continue their close consultations on a wide range of regional and international issues.
They also agreed on the necessity of working closely, along with other GCC states, to resolve regional conflicts, according to a statement issued by the White House.
Regarding Yemen, Obama welcomed Saudi Arabia’s announcement of a ceasefire and both leaders agreed on the need to address the urgent humanitarian situation in the war-torn country.
The American leader reiterated his country’s commitment to defend the security of Saudi Arabia from any external aggression.
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