21 September, 2017
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UAE: Military ties with Mauritania
A military delegation visited Mauritania, in the wake of claims that it was pressure from Abu Dhabi that led the government in Nouakchott to side with the GCC-3. Mauritania cut off diplomatic relations with Doha on 6 June. A source told the UK-based Quds Press that “Mauritania has cut its relations with Qatar in response to UAE and not Saudi pressure”.