The Egyptian authorities have decided to introduce compulsory visas for citizens of Qatar. It is reported by the Anadolu news Agency, citing a source at Cairo international airport.
Such measures, according to RIA Novosti, will take effect on Thursday, July 20.
It is noted that now the Qataris must obtain in advance a permit. An exception will be made only for children from marriages between citizens of the two States, and Qatari students studying in Egyptian universities.
It is reported that visas will need to obtain not only ordinary citizens, but also diplomats and officials.
5 June Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of destabilizing the political situation in the Arab States and supporting terrorism. The boycott was later joined by Yemen, Libya, Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania, Union of Comoros. At the same time against Doha imposed sanctions, including, in particular, a ban on the supply of food in the country. The government of Qatar, all deny the charges and call the isolation an infringement of States to sovereignty.