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Saudis pushing for Gulf dispute breakthrough at summit -sources

Dec 16, 2020 - Reuters UK

DUBAI (Reuters) - An annual Gulf Arab summit has been put off to January while parties locked in a rancorous row that led to a boycott of Qatar work towards announcing a tangible deal, though a final resolution is likely to take longer, informed sources said.

The dispute, in which Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar in mid-2017, has seen movement with Riyadh earlier this month saying a final solution was within reach.

The other nations i...