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Posted On: 6 June 2019 10:48 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:20 pm

Blockade of Qatar enters its third year -- GCC Crisis Updates Week 105

Khadiza Begum
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Here’s what’s happened since last week’s updates: Emergency Saudi Arabia summit to focus on Iran tensions -- GCC Crisis Updates Week 104

June 5, 2019

Qatar continued its successes, achievements after two years of blockade

As the blockade imposed on the country enters its third year, Qatar managed to remain free under the leadership of H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and the determination of its people, where the steadfastness of Qatar has become a model in attaining impossible achievements and major projects, Qatari newspapers said as quoted by the Qatar News Agency (QNA).

The dailies stressed that the State of Qatar will further promote the glory of its people and leadership to remain united, explaining that the campaign being made against Qatar is only an attempt by the blockade countries to escape and evade their responsibilities for the tension and instability experienced by the region as a result of adventures and the dilemmas faced by these countries because of their reckless regional policies.

Al-Raya newspaper said that with the unjust blockade imposed on the country entering its third year, Qatar managed to remain free under its wise leadership and determination of its people. The steadfastness of Qatar and the steadfastness of its proud people and their unity behind the wise leadership, which has made the sovereignty and dignity of the nation above all considerations, have become a model in defying the impossible.

May 30, 2019

No end to Qatar blockade after GCC summits

(Photo source: The Peninsula Qatar)

Qatar was invited by Saudi Arabia to attend the urgent Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Arab League meetings to discuss escalating tensions in the Gulf region. Qatar was represented by a high-level delegation headed by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani. A Qatari plane carrying one of its diplomats was allowed to land in Saudi for the first time in two years. However, despite Qatar's face-to-face meetings with the Saudis recently, the gulf between the two sides appears wider than ever. And according to Analysts, a solution to the Gulf crisis not in the interests of blockading states.

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