No. 22



Bahrain And Qatar Suspend Border Talks Pending ICJ Ruling

Bahrain and Qatar said on 24 May that attempts by a joint committee set up by the two countries to resolve a long-running border dispute (MEES, 10 January) have been put on hold, pending a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. The aim of the negotiations had been to reach an amicable settlement ahead of the ICJ decision. On 19 May, Bahrain said it was suspending the...