Gulf leaders on Tuesday signed the 'solidarity and stability' deal with Qatar to end its three and a half year embargo. The deal was signed in Al-Ula in the presence of Jared Kushner, US President's son-in-law, signifying the influence of the US in the peace talks. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said that the Al-Ula declaration affirms the Gulf-Arab Islamic solidarity and stability.
Qatar's only land border had been closed since mid-2017 after UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia accused the gulf country of siding with Iran and supporting Islamist groups in the region. In a major step towards reconciliation, Saudi Arabia on Monday evening announced to open its land, water, and air space to Qatar which was closed since 2017.