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The UAE View of the GCC Crisis: What Happened and What Happens Next?

Chatham House, London

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HE Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

Chair: Adam Ward, Deputy Director, Chatham House


The Emirati minister of foreign affairs will discuss his country’s current foreign policy aims and ambitions.

He will lay out the UAE’s reasons for joining with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt to take diplomatic actions against Qatar and outline possible next steps following Qatar’s response to these countries’ initial demands.

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