Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia seeks African pressure against Qatar

Several African countries have taken position in the GCC-Qatar diplomatic crisis by recalling their ambassadors to Qatar or severing ties all together.

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    Several African countries have taken position in the GCC-Qatar diplomatic crisis by recalling their ambassadors to Qatar or severing ties all together.

    Saudi Arabia is seeking to extend its influence in Africa with huge offers of aid and loans in order to put pressure on its neighbour Qatar.

    Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from West Africa's small nation of Guinea Bissau, which is one of the many African countries that have ignored Riyadh’s attempts for influence.


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