The “Qatar vs GCC + Egypt” crisis carries on at not only the expense of Qatar but to also all concerned such as Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain. We elaborated on this last aspect in our Latest Diplomatic Crisis impacts Dubai City https://mena-forum.com/36806-2/ where we anticipated significant losses for Dubai, Riyadh and Manama alike. Life carrying on unabated, there must surely be drawbacks for everyone during and after this semi-political upheaval between the parties. The impacts of the Qatar crisis on the rest of the MENA region have yet to be measured and accounted for.
Following is a Chatham House conference of Qatar’ Foreign Affairs Minister’s response to the 13 points demand of Saudi Arabia and its allies.
And the prospects of mutual cooperation . . .
The two countries confronted to their specific challenges ought to have a common vision in order to contribute to a prosperous future as based on genuine co-development and not on obscuring the memory of a shared past for long lasting relationships. The recent France’s presidential elections impacting Algeria, are looked at here as positively as they could be in so many years. [ . . . ]