Friday, January 28

What does the end of the embargo on Qatar led by Saudi Arabia mean

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The Emir of Qatar Tamim Al Thani was received on Tuesday by Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The diplomatic crisis between Qatar and most of its neighbors in the Persian Gulf, who accused it of supporting terrorism, seems to have come to an end, more than three years later.

On Monday, Saudi Arabia opened its sea, land and air borders with Qatar, closed since June 5, 2017, when the Saudis, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt broke diplomatic relations with Doha.

And this very Tuesday, an agreement endingl embargo It was signed in the Saudi city of Al-Ula, during a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that will once again have the presence of the Emir of Qatar.

According to the BBC’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet, a source involved in organizing the summit said that the Saudi decision to open your airspace and land and sea borders it sought to create the confidence necessary to guarantee the assistance of Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

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