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Iran warns that Gulf security is intertwined

December 3, 2007

By Mohammed Abbas

DOHA (Reuters) – Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told a summit of Gulf Arab leaders on Monday that any security problem in one country would spill over to neighboring states.

“We welcome peace and complete security without outside influence,” Ahmadinejad told the heads of the U.S.-allied member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Doha, Qatar.

“Any security problem that could happen in one country will have a negative effect on the security of all countries,” he said in the televised speech, in which he referred to the region as the Persian, not Arabian, Gulf.

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