May 30, 2018

Blockade blowback: Qatar bans Saudi imports as it eyes closer economic ties with Turkey, Iran

Qatar’s new ban on Arab products signals that the year-long Saudi-led blockade aimed at keeping Doha in Riyadh’s economic and political orbit has likely backfired, an analyst told RT.

Qatar’s Ministry of Economy and Commerce announced on Saturday that it would prohibit the sale of all products made in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt – nearly a year after the four Arab states severed diplomatic ties with Doha and imposed sanctions and airspace restrictions. Read more.


Qatar bans imports from UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt a year after embargo - Xinhua

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