The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a political and economic alliance of six countries in the Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
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The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, ( Arabic: مجلس التعاون لدول الخليج العربي) and ( Persian: شورای همکاری خلیج فارس). Originally (and still colloquially) known as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The Charter of the GCC was signed on 25 May 1981, formally establishing the institution.