Apr. 27, 2022

Morocco, Saudi Arabia rekindle ties after years of tensions

Peninsula/Diplomacy

The relationship between Morocco and Saudi Arabia shows signs of improving after reaching a historical low point in recent years. While the two monarchies became especially close after the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, their ties deteriorated over Morocco’s neutral stance on the 2017 blockade of Qatar by the “Arab Quartet” (Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.)

The Quartet’s reconciliation process with Qatar that began in Jan. 2021—and which ended the blockade—laid the groundwork for a rebound in Moroccan-Saudi relations...

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Bachir Mohamed Lahsen
Bachir Mohamed Lahsen
Bachir Mohamed Lahsen is a media researcher at the University of Seville, Spain. He is a ... Full Bio
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