| 5 December 2023, Tuesday |

Qatar and Bahrain say they will resume diplomatic ties

Bahraini news agency (BNA) along with Qatari foreign ministry, reported on Wednesday, that Qatar and Bahrain will resume their diplomatic ties.
The move comes over two years after an Arab boycott of Qatar was lifted.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt in January 2021 ended a 3-1/2-year embargo of Qatar but all but Bahrain restored travel and trade links in 2021.
On Wednesday, the Bahraini-Qatari Follow-up Committee held its second meeting at the headquarters of the GCC General Secretariat in the Saudi capital where the decision was made, the two countries said in separate statements.
In January, Bahrain’s crown prince spoke with Qatar’s emir by telephone, in a sign the two Gulf states were moving toward repairing relations.

  • Arab News