Doha, 7 December 2021, Tuesday
The Arab states of Saudi Arabia and Qatar have participated, but relations are expected to improve. Saudi Arabia has agreed to reopen the air, sea and land borders to Qatar. This is the second largest incident in the Arab world after relations between Israel and the UAE normalized. The decision was taken at a meeting of Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia, according to the Kuwaiti government news agency. In 2015, Saudi Arabia severed all ties with Qatar, including trade and politics.
Not only that, but the borders with Qatar were also sealed. It was alleged by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt that Qatar was supporting and supporting extremist and terrorist organizations. Saudi Arabia has made demands, including not supporting terrorist groups, but Qatar has denied the allegations, denying the allegations. Kuwait and the United States have tried to improve relations between Saudi Arabia and Qatar but have been unsuccessful. Ahead of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) meeting, Amir Nawaf Al Ahmad of Kuwait spoke to Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Qatar’s Bin Hamad Al Thani. The phone conversation showed the friendship of the two sides to be positive. For the first time since 2014, Qatar has participated in the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Hola stepped down just days after losing the US presidential election, but Trump’s advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has played a key role in bringing Qatar-Saudi Arabia relations back on track. During a trip to the Middle East in December last year, Kushner sought to bring the two countries closer. Qatar’s Al Thani also praised Kushner’s efforts. Kushner also sought to establish good relations between the Arab world and Israel. Relations between the UAE and Israel were also a result of their efforts. Political stability and peace are increasing in Arabia. The United States can use this unity in possible action against Iran.