Foreign relations of Qatar

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Qatar achieved full independence on September 3, 1971[1] in an atmosphere of cooperation with the United Kingdom, the United States of America and friendship with neighboring states. Most Arab states were also among the first countries to recognize Qatar, and the state promptly gained admittance to the United Nations and the Arab League. Qatar established diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union, and Communist China in 1988. Qatar was also an early member of OPEC and a founding member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).


Breakthrough as an international player

The Emir of Qatar since 1995, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, has lately been going on an expansive boost to promote Qatar as a foreign player. The first major move in this regard was the founding of Al-Jazeera.[2]

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