Britain will help Gulf 'push back' against Iran aggression: PM

Saudi King Salman meets Theresa May during the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Manama on December 6, 2016Britain will help Gulf states “push back” against aggressive regional actions by Iran, Prime Minister Theresa May told the Gulf Cooperation Council in Bahrain on Wednesday in a televised address. Iran’s alleged “interference” in the region is a central preoccupation of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council whose most powerful member is Saudi Arabia. The Sunni Gulf monarchies and Tehran are at odds over a range of issues including the wars in Syria and Yemen.

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