During its latest summit, the League of Arab States has called for an international investigation into the alleged chemical weapons’ use in Syria and slammed what it described as Iran’s meddling in the affairs of other countries.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Monday that Riyadh is willing to send troops to Syria as part of a wider international coalition if it receives a proposal to do so, as cited by Saudi State TV.
“We’ve been discussing sending forces from the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition to Syria,” the minister said at the joint press conference with UN Secretary-General António Guterres after a meeting in Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia is Conducting War Games with 25 Countries
Live ammunition training was conducted with the participation of 25 countries military forces including the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia from the Gulf States as well as Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, India, Britain and the United States In the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.
Media from different countries involved in the war games said the aim of training is to confront what they described as terrorist attacks.
The exercises are part of the so-called Gulf Shield, which began on March 18 and considered as the largest in the Gulf region, according to the Saudi media.
It is noteworthy that the participating countries in the exercises participate in the aggression against Yemen, which began on March26, 2015, suffered dozens of defeats by the Yemeni Army and the Popular Committees.