Involvement of the State of Qatar in the Syrian Crisis

By getting involved in the “Arab SFlag_of_Qatarpring”, Qatar was determined to continue waging its foreign policy aimed at strengthening the positions of the country combined with the intention to create corresponding markets outside the country for Qatari gas. The Russia-Iran-US agreement on the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons, along with the newly-emerging Iran-US rapprochement, urged Qatar to re-think its Syrian agenda, especially in light of the diplomatic blockade by the Gulf states. It is concluded in the article that after the Syrian crisis, Qatar will continue seeking gas markets in order to ensure its national interests.

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