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In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain

British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at the summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union.

In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders pose for a group picture during a GCC summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at the summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa, attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at the summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary general Abdellatif Zayani attends a GCC summit on December 6, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (R) at the Kuwait villa on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (R) welcomes the UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (L) upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (R) welcomes Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (C-R) welcomes the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (C-L) upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (C) arrives to welcome officials upon their arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) is greeted by Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince of Bahrain, during a bilateral meeting at the U.K villa on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (C-R) welcomes Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (C-L) upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a bilateral meeting with Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince of Bahrain, at the U.K villa on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (C-R) welcomes the Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (C-L) upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa (R) welcomes the Oman's Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi (L) upon his arrival for the 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016 in the Bahraini capital Manama. British Prime Minister Theresa May was to join Gulf Arab leaders at a summit in Bahrain for talks on trade after Britain's exit from the European Union. (Stranger/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
British Prime Minister Theresa May meets King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia (L) on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) meets attendees as she arrives for a young leaders reception at Riffa Fort while in Bahrain to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council summit, on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 37th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit kicks off in Bahrain
Captain Robert Pedre (C-R) accompanies British Prime Minister Theresa May (C-L) as she walks on the deck of the ship after addressing sailors on board HMS Ocean during her trip to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Bahrain, on December 6, 2016 in Manama, Bahrain. Prime Minister May is the first British leader and the first woman to attend the annual two-day Gulf Cooperation Council and will attend a dinner with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman on Tuesday, and will also discuss the situation in Yemen and Syria. (Getty Images)