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Yemen to join GCC, Gulf-EU Free Trade Agreement to be signed

The MEMRI Blog | 14 Jan 2008

Yemen To Join GCC, Gulf-EU Free Trade Agreement To Be Signed

GCC secretary-general ’Abd Al-rahman bin Hamad Al-’Atiya has said that Yemen will soon become a regular member of the GCC, following the GCC leaders’ agreement to a request by Saudi King Abdallah.

In addition, Al-’Atiya said that a GCC-EU free trade agreement was expected to be signed during 2008.

Source: Al-Jazirah, Saudi Arabia, January 14, 2008

 source: MEMRI