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GCC ministers discuss security co-operation

At the end of their 36th meeting, GCC countries’ Interior Ministers yesterday took some decisions aiming to bolster security co-operation. GCC Secretary-General Dr Abdulatif Al Zayani said in a press statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the resolutions seek to unify the Gulf efforts to combat crimes and terrorist acts,  He stressed that the ministers lauded strenuous and sincere efforts made by GCC security apparatuses.

He also extolled the Gulf security centres like the Criminal Information Centre to Combat Drugs in Doha, the GCC Emergency Management Centre in Kuwait and the Gulf police in Abu Dhabi. The one-day meeting discussed GCC security cooperation to counter terrorism, cybercrimes, common training of security apparatuses and the Gulf security network project.

The gathering focused on establishing the Gulf Academy for Security and Strategic Studies, the recommendations on meetings of border and coast guards, airport security and others. The ministers dealt with recommendations of secretaries general of GCC security training institutions, anti-drug bodies, traffic committees and others.