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How Egypt-Gulf consensus can advance peace in Yemen

Egypt agreed with the Gulf states on the need to limit Iranian influence in Yemen and support the recent US inclination to end the Yemen war.

During a visit to Cairo by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Nayef bin Falah al-Hajraf on Feb. 7, Egypt agreed with the GCC on the need to contain Iranian influence in Yemen, to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis without regional interference and to back US and international efforts in this respect.

“Gulf security is part of Egyptian national security,” President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said during his meeting with Hajraf.

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