The story: The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan have concluded the Jeddah Summit for Security and Development. Also attended by US President Joe Biden, the summit focused on enhancing economic and security cooperation among participating countries. The gathering has also been framed by some regional media outlets as a reset for US-Gulf Arab relations, particularly amid doubts about Washington’s security commitments in Abu Dhabi and Riyadh.
The statements: Leaders and government officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the United States attended the Jeddah summit on July 16.
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