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Saudi to Reopen Qatar Embassy in Coming Days, Says FM

Saudi to Reopen Qatar Embassy in Coming Days, Says FM

Saturday, 16 January, 2021 - 11:30
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan. (Reuters file photo)

Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi's foreign minister said on Saturday.


It is just a matter of logistics, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan told journalists in Riyadh when asked about embassy reopenings.


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a diplomatic, trade and travel embargo on Qatar in mid-2017 over its support of terrorism.


The Gulf rift was resolved earlier this month during the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council annual meeting that was hosted in AlUla, Saudi Arabia.


The countries have opened up their air spaces to each other and some flights have resumed.


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