Bahrain sends delegate to Qatar for first time since ending rift

Bahrain sends delegate to Qatar for first time since ending rift

LONDON (RAHNUMA): A delegate from the Bahraini foreign ministry visited Doha on Wednesday in the first visit of its kind since an agreement last month to end a rift with Qatar.

The ministry sent a a correspondence aimed at renewing an invitation to send an official delegation to start bilateral talks between both countries “regarding outstanding issues and topics,” read a statement on the state-run news agency BNA.

The message was delivered by the ministry’s Undersecretary Ambassador Waheed Mubarak Sayyar.

The step comes as part of an implementation of the provisions of the Al-Ula agreement which was agreed in Saudi Arabia last month.

Delegations from Egypt and UAE have met Qatari delegates in in Kuwait over the past few days for the first time since the al-Ula agreement.

Since the agreement, air and travel links have resumed between Qatar and the four states — Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.

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