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Two steps forward, one step back for GCC crisis resolution
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) travelled to Kuwait on 30 September for talks with Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and a brief encounter over a meal with Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. It was the latest stage in Kuwaiti efforts to heal the rift within the Gulf Co-operation Council, but there was no breakthrough. Indeed, the visit’s apparent failure has prompted talk that relations between Kuwait and Riyadh have reached a low ebb.
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