2004 News Story

GCC Foreign Ministers hold meeting in Riyadh

At the conclusion today of a two-day meeting in Riyadh, the foreign ministers of member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) issued a statement which, in addition to reiterating a common stance on various issues, specifically condemned the February 13 car bombing in Doha that killed Mr. Saleem Khan Yanderbiev. The statement described it as a criminal act violating religious, moral and Islamic values, and stressed support for Qatar concerning this issue.