Feb. 23, 2021

Saudi Arabia and Turkey: Between boycott and conciliation

Peninsula/Diplomacy

The story: A campaign calling for the boycott of Turkish products is gaining renewed momentum in Saudi Arabia. The hashtag “zero exchange with Turkey” in Arabic is now trending among Saudi Twitter users. The campaign first started back in October 2020 following a call by the head of the Saudi chambers of commerce to "boycott everything Turkish."

The coverage: On Feb. 22, the Popular Campaign to Boycott Turkey (PCBT) tweeted that “it would no longer be acceptable for any business to continue selling Turkish products for any reason” and that the “past couple of months were enough to sell all remaining Turkish products"...

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