The flags of Saudi Arabia and Egypt flutter in Doha


  Egypt is expected to name an ambassador in Doha (social networking sites)</p><div><p dir="RTL" style="text-align:right; margin-bottom:11px">The flags of Saudi Arabia and Egypt were raised over their embassy buildings in Doha, on Thursday, marking the resumption of diplomatic relations with Qatar after the Al-Ula summit in Saudi Arabia on the fifth of this January, which ended the Gulf crisis.

Activists on social media circulated pictures of raising the Saudi flag over the closed embassy building since June 5, 2017, and another for the Egyptian flag flying over the Egyptian embassy building instead of the Greek flag, as the Greek embassy represented Egyptian interests in Qatar after the diplomatic ties between them were severed. Throughout the blockade.

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan announced that the Kingdom intends to reopen its embassy in Qatar in the next few days. He spoke during a joint press conference held last Saturday with his Jordanian counterpart, Ayman Safadi, about Saudi Arabia’s determination to “restore full diplomatic relations with Qatar,” and confirmed that the reopening of the Riyadh embassy in Doha will come “after completing the necessary procedures within days,” explaining that this is just a matter. Logistic.

On Wednesday, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it had exchanged two official notes with the State of Qatar, whereby the two countries agreed to resume diplomatic relations between them, and this came based on Egypt’s signature on the Al-Ula statement at the recent Gulf summit, and an end to the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt on Qatar in 5th June 2017.

Egyptian sources had previously confirmed to Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed, “It is expected that Egypt will name its ambassador in Doha, during the periodic movement of ambassadors issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, confirming that Egypt’s announcement of its new ambassador to Doha will be the end of March / Next March at the latest. “


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