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GCC Foreign Ministers Critical Of Proposed Western Energy Taxes

The Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states called on5 April for action to block the implementation of the proposed energy taxes in theUS and Europe. In a statement released at the end of their two-day meeting inRiyadh, the ministers said new taxes in the US and Europe would create a barrierto world trade. They expressed the hope that the joint OPEC/IPEC meeting inMuscat,...