Behind Qatar’s Crisis With The GCC (Razan Malash, Eurasia review - JTW)

16.03.2014 07:26

After Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain announced last week that they would pull their ambassadors from Qatar in response to what they considered a lack of commitment from Doha to the Riyadh Agreement signed three months ago, the three countries issued a joint statement explaining that the decision was taken to protect their national security. According to the statement, Qatar has not taken the necessary measures to enact the Riyadh Agreement, which outlines principles of non-interference in the domestic affairs of other countries.