During what is supposed to be his last visit to Saudi Arabia, US President Barack Obama will talk with Saudi and Gulf leaders about agreements on counterterrorism and bolstering ballistic missile defense systems.
United Nations General Secretary Kofi Annan (L) meets United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Zaid bin Sultan al-Nahayan in Abu Dhabi ahead of the Gulf Cooperation Council annual summit December 7. (File photo: Reuters)
French President Jacques Chirac (L) gestures beside Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahayan, the Late President of the United Arab Emirates. (File photo: Reuters)
Ruler of Oman Sultan Qaboos, left, walks with Saudi Arabia's Late King Abdullah, centre, and former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Gulf Cooperation Council opening session in Doha on Monday Dec. 3, 2007. (AP)
French President Francois Hollande, right, is greeted by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman upon his arrival at Riyadh airport, Saudi Arabia, Monday, May 4, 2015. Hollande is the guest of honor of the Gulf cooperation council summit in Riyadh, where security issues in the region are going to be discussed. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)