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Egypt burying hatchet with Qatar

Egypt-Qatar relations have been improving in recent months, with the two countries settling most disputes that marred their relationship since 2013.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) meets with Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, Cairo, Egypt, May 25, 2021.

In a new sign of improving relations with Qatar, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said June 12 that Cairo is burying the hatchet with Doha, amid rapprochement between the two Arab countries after years of political rift.

“We are working to turn the past page and remove the negative aspects resulting from the boycott of Qatar in order to put relations back to their normal pace in order to achieve interest, enhance security and strengthen ties with the Arab brothers,” Shoukry said in an interview with the local Sada Al-Balad TV.

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