The 13th GCC Joint Defense Council meeting which took place in Kuwait last week recommended to the higher council to approve a special study on the establishment of a joint Naval Force, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.

According to the final communiqué, the Council agreed on the provision of providing therapeutic services for incurable diseases to members of the Armed Forces in GCC countries, whether in military hospitals or specialized centers in GCC countries and to put forward such recommendations to the higher Council.

The statement noted that the Ministers discussed current developments in the region, and the challenges of GCC countries in light of rapid changes and developments in various areas of the region. […]