Saudi Arabia Ends Embargo Against Qatar

Saudi Arabia Ends Embargo Against Qatar


Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, told reporters at a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Tuesday that his country and its allies will “fully set our differences aside” with Qatar, ending a virtual blockade that has endured for over three years.

“There is a desperate need today to unite our efforts to promote our region and to confront challenges that surround us, especially the threats posed by the Iranian regime’s nuclear and ballistic missile program and its plans for sabotage and destruction,” explained Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) after the six member states of the GCC signed a document expressing their “Gulf, Arab, and Islamic solidarity and stability.”

The foreign minister of Kuwait, which has acted as a mediator throughout the dispute, announced on Monday that Saudi Arabia would reopen its land and sea borders to Qatar after closing them in

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