British Defence Secretary visits GCC

Philip Hammond, the UK defence secretary, is on a two-day-visit to the Gulf where he is expected to meet with foreign and defence ministers of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss the Iraqi crisis.
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Britain Secretary of State for Defense Philip Hammond speaks during a press conference on June 25, 2014 at the British embassy in Kuwait city. Hammond is on a two-day-visit to the Gulf where he is expected to meet with foreign and defense ministers of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss the Iraqi crisis. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Britain Secretary of State for Defense Philip Hammond (C) talks to journalists during a press conference on June 25, 2014 at the British embassy in Kuwait city. Hammond is on a two-day-visit to the Gulf where he is expected to meet with foreign and defense ministers of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss the Iraqi crisis. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Britain Secretary of State for Defense Philip Hammond speaks during a press conference on June 25, 2014 at the British embassy in Kuwait city. Hammond is on a two-day-visit to the Gulf where he is expected to meet with foreign and defense ministers of Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss the Iraqi crisis. (AFP/Getty Images)