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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Is the Bahraini king’s visit to Egypt meant to pave the way for our rapprochement with Saudi?

Is the Bahraini king’s visit to Egypt meant to pave the way for our rapprochement with Saudi? Mohamed Amin seems to think so, taking to the pages of Al Masry Al Youm to say that the timing of the visit — one day before the Arab League Summit kicks off in Jordan — suggests it is the latest in a string of efforts from GCC countries to reconcile Cairo and Riyadh. The spotlight at the summit today is certain to be focused on the long-awaited mini-summit bringing together President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and King Salman, and allowing for the resumption of “brotherly” relations.

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