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HRH Premier: Bahrain is a pacifist country.

Manama, Aug. 24. (BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has affirmed strong resolve to prioritise national interests, particularly regarding protecting the kingdom's security and stability to safeguard it from successive regional developments and their impacts.

He urged stepping up coordination among GCC and Arab countries, emphasising that joint cooperation is no longer an option, but a necessity required by the current challenges.

He stressed that it is no longer possible for any country to adopt its own policies or act independently from the Arab and GCC consensus in light of the on-going attempts to target the region.

This came as HRH Premier received at the Gudaibiya Palace today a number of MPs, in the presence of the Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh.

HRH the Prime Minister affirmed that while the Kingdom is a pacifist country that extends its hands to all and prioritises cooperation on everything else, it does not accept to compromise its security and stability, or allow its social fabric to be targeted for the sake of achieving other agendas and undermining the internal front.

On Executive-Legislative cooperation, the Premier reiterated the government's unwavering support for joint action in order to boost the kingdom's national democratic march.


BNA 1335 GMT 2014/08/24

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