Boris: UK gives special importance to relations with Gulf States

Boris Johnson said that his country attaches special importance to its relations with with the Gulf countrie. (File photo: Reuters)

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said during a hearing on Thursday before a parliamentary committee on the Middle East that his country attaches special importance to its relations with the Gulf countries.

Regarding the subject of Syria, Boris stressed that Britain cooperated with Russia in the Anstana meetings in order to reach an agreement. He added that it is difficult to accept the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad to stay in power.

Meanwhile, on the Libyan matter, Boris said that he hopes that the Major General Khalifa Haftar will be part of the future of Libya, adding that progress can be made in Libya with coordination with Russia and Egypt.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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