Saudi King calls on Egypt to back Gulf accord: statement

November 19, 2014 11:12 AM

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Saudi King calls on Egypt to back Gulf accord: statement

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah called on Egypt on Wednesday to back an agreement between Gulf Arab states that ended an eight-month dispute over Qatar's backing of Islamist movements and its promotion of Arab Spring revolts.

In a statement published by the Saudi Press Agency, the king appealed to the leadership and people of Egypt to "work with us for the success of this step in the march of Arab solidarity".

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