RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi’s foreign minister said on Saturday, following a U.S.-backed détente last week in a three – year-old dispute between Arab states.
It is just a matter a logistics, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan told journalists in Riyadh when asked about embassy reopening.
Full diplomatic will resume, he added.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a diplomatic, trade and travel embargo on Qatar in mid-2017 accusing it of supporting terrorism. Qatar denied that and said the embargo was meant to undermine its sovereignty.
Riyadh on Jan.5 announced a breakthrough U.S. – backed deal to end the raw with Doha, to try to strengthen an Arab alliance against Iran.
The countries have opened up their air spaces to each other and some flights have resumed.
The Saudi Cabinet approved a license for the National Bank of Iraq to open a branch in the kingdom, the state news agency said on Tuesday on Twitter.
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