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Monthly Monitor Report
The EU has added Bahrain and the UAE to a new blacklist consisting of 17 jurisdictions deemed by Brussels to be tax havens.
At Qatar’s National Day parade held in Doha, the Qatari military showcased Chinese Joint Attack Rocket & Missile systems (JARMs).
Six months after the Qatar crisis erupted, GCC members convened for their annual summit in Kuwait.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has criticized Riyadh’s position on key regional issues including Lebanon and Yemen.
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met with Sultan Qaboos in Muscat and reviewed bilateral relations.
United Arab Emirates
Just before representatives of all six GCC states convened in Kuwait for the Council’s annual summit, the UAE announced a new alliance with Saudi Arabia.