Three Gulf Arab international locations — Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates — together with Egypt severed diplomatic ties with Qatar in mid-2017 after accusing it of supporting terrorism. Qatar has repeatedly denied the accusations.
The settlement was signed throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council summit within the Saudi metropolis of al-Ula, the place Qatar’s chief Emir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani met former regional foes.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman acquired Sheikh Tamim, who set foot on Saudi soil for the primary time for the reason that begin of the disaster, on the airport tarmac. The 2 leaders hugged, and pictures of the nice and cozy welcome have been broadly shared on regional social media.