/UAE participates in Riyadh meeting for building the Middle East alliance.

UAE participates in Riyadh meeting for building the Middle East alliance.

The UAE has participated in a meeting in Saudi Arabia to create a strategic alliance in the Middle East, in implementation of the Arab Islamic American Summit which was held in Riyadh in May 2017.

Representatives from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and other competent entities joined their high-level counterparts from GCC member states, US and Jordan.

The proposed alliance aims to strengthen pillars of regional and global security, stability and prosperity.

Participants agreed to set up task forces to conceptualise vision of the alliance in terms of security, investment, economy and energy.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs