UAE and Qatar reopen embassies and resume diplomatic representation
On Monday, June 19, operations will restart at the UAE embassy in Qatar, the State of Qatar embassy in the UAE, and its consulate in Dubai.
The UAE and Qatar have made the decision to resume diplomatic relations and have made the decision to reopen their embassies public.
On June 19, according to the UAE state news agency WAM, operations will restart at the UAE embassy in Qatar, the State of Qatar's embassy in the UAE, and its consulate in Dubai.
The foreign ministry of the United Arab Emirates released a statement that read, "The two sides affirm that this step represents the will of the leaders of two countries, and in consolidation of joint Arab action, in a way that achieves the aspirations of the two friendly nations."
In 2017, the UAE implemented a boycott and blockade of Qatar alongside Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt. In January 2021, the boycott was formally discontinued.
Following an invitation from Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, the UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visited Qatar last week.