The saudi Arabian king Salman wanted to send the double top is a strong Signal to Iran. Tehran-acting destabilizing in the Region, Salman. But there was also a contradiction in terms.
"Hand-in-Hand in the direction of the future" - the Motto of the double summit of the Gulf cooperation Council and the Arab League in Mecca was. Before it went to the future, have led the heads of state and heads of government after their arrival in Mecca, however, in the presence of: immediately after the landing of Saudi showed them cal military remnants of drones and missiles. The war supposedly originates from Iranian manufacturing and was used against Saudi Arabia and allies of the Kingdom.
At the start of the double summit host king Salman made the mood for a unified Arab stance on Iran. The government in Tehran of interfering in the internal Affairs of the Region, build its Nuclear and missile programs and threatening the international shipping. This could disrupt the global Oil supply."Clear message of solidarity"
Successively met first cooperation Council for the Gulf, and the Arab League. Successively languages is also monarch of several monarchs, and presidents. It is one of the speakers was of a multi-strike against Tehran.
the Egyptian head of state Abel-Fattah al-Sisi was behind Saudi Arabia. "We meet today to send a clear message of solidarity with our brothers in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates."
the Jordanian king Abdallah II, found itself on the side of Saudi Arabia: " We assure you that the security of the Arab Gulf States is for us in Jordan, an important pillar of security and stability in the Region."
Together against Iran - this is the message that Saudi wanted to Arabia with the double summit from Mecca to send.Dissenting opinion of the Iraq
Saudi Arabia was hoping for a unified Arab Position. But there were also individual points of view. Because among the guests in Mecca, the representatives of States with good contacts to Iran, and parts of the Lebanese government, for example, or Iraq.
The Iraqi President Barham Salih presented the Position of his country, like this: " The security of Saudi Arabia is the safety and security of Iraq. We condemn any hostile action against our brothers. The Islamic Republic of Iran is an Islamic neighboring state of Iraq and the Arabs. We wish for there not to destabilize the situation, since the us and Iran have a limit of 1400 km in length and numerous close relations." thekeeps a Small success for Qatar
Qatar, under long-normal relations with Iran. The accuse Saudi Arabia and other Arab guides to the Emirate - as well as "support for terrorist networks".
Therefore, the insulated Saudi Arabia and its allies, exactly two years ago, Qatar. They blocked sea and air routes, and invited political representatives of the Emirates and more. Now the government took part the chief of Qatar to the double summit in Mecca.
A small diplomatic success. May be it is a first step for Qatar back in the Arab community.drone strikes and alleged Sabotage
the final Declaration of The double summit in a nutshell: A rejection of Iranian interference in intra-Arab Affairs and a condemnation of Iranian attacks.
Iraq gave to Protocol, that he should rise against this opposition.
The double top was in response to several attacks in recent times: Yemeni rebels had attacked with drones, a Saudi oil Pipeline; ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates are said to have been the target of acts of sabotage. Saudi Arabia and the United States suspect Iran to be a mastermind. Tehran denies any involvement.
This Tanker is said to have been damaged by the alleged Sabotage of Iran. Iran rejects this.tensions in the Gulf: Trump threatens Iran with destruction of news Atlas |Saudi-Arabia |Mecca