UAE-Qatar meeting in Kuwait stresses Gulf unity

Dubai - First meeting between Emirati and Qatari delegations after Gulf ties were restored.

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By Wam

Published: Mon 22 Feb 2021, 5:25 PM

Official delegations from the UAE and Qatar met in Kuwait on Monday - the first meeting between representatives of the two countries after the historic Al Ula Declaration.

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The declaration restored full ties between Qatar and the Gulf nations in January this year after over three years.

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The two sides discussed joint mechanisms and procedures to implement the declaration. They underscored the importance of preserving Gulf unity; developing joint action in the interest of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and their citizens; and achieving stability and prosperity in the region.

Furthermore, the two sides praised the efforts of Saudi Arabia in hosting the last GCC Summit that resulted in the Al Ula Declaration.

The two sides expressed appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, for the sincere efforts made by his country to heal the rift and support the GCC.

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