In a move considering the circumstances of their nationals married to Qatari citizens, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain established measures to provide humanitarian assistance to this sector of society.
According to the national news agencies in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain, the decision was made by the highest authorities in the respective Gulf nations in line with humanitarian values and brotherly ties.
Hotlines were established to answer inquires by Saudi, UAE, and Bahraini nationals
Earlier today the Saudi King Salman had called for “acknowledging humanitarian needs of Saudi – Qatar families”.
This comes 24 hrs after US Secretary of State Tillerson called to ease blockade on Qatar . The announcement could be pure humanitarian gesture to Qatari and Saudi families torn up apart by the Gulf tension. US Secretary of Stare Tillerson had called on the Gulf states to ease blockade on Qatar. Some experts comment that this could be a result of an improvement in talks mediated by Kuwait.