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Saudi Arabia gears up for Trump's summits with GCC, Arab leaders

IANS  |  Riyadh 

will receive the leaders of more than 56 countries to take part in two summits here with US President Donald Trump, the media reported on Wednesday.

Trump will arrive here on May 20 in his first foreign visit as the President to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council-US Summit and the Arab, Islamic and US Summit, Xinhua news agency reported.

These summits will discuss various topics, especially counter-terrorism efforts.

Meanwhile, the news report highlighted the drawing up of tight security plan to host the US leaders and others.

The GCC foreign ministers will hold meeting on Wednesday in Riyadh to discuss topics that will be reviewed at the summit.

launched on Tuesday an official website that includes information on the Saudi-US summit, the GCC-US and Arab-Islamic-US summit.

And the website highlights the importance of the summits in promoting global security, deep-rooted economic partnerships and constructive political and cultural cooperation and consolidation of views to combat terrorism.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 15:58 IST
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