Riyadh hosts Red Sea, Gulf of Aden states council charter signing

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RIYADH, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia hosted on Monday a meeting for the signing of the Charter of the Council of Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The kingdom had announced in Dec. 2018 the formation of a group of countries overlooking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia, Jordan, Yemen and Eritrea are members of the new alliance.

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah said in tweets that the charter will be endorsed by the leaders of the council members in a summit to be held in Saudi Arabia.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia received the foreign ministers who took part in the meeting, the SPA said on Monday. Enditem

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