Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit




 
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May 14th, 2015  
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Topic: Obama seeks to reassure Gulf allies on Iran, security at summit


By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will seek to convince Gulf allies including Saudi Arabia on Thursday that the United States is committed to their security despite deep concern among Arab leaders about U.S. efforts to broker a nuclear deal with Iran. During a rare, high-profile summit at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland, Obama will meet with representatives from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, all members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, to discuss security cooperation.




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