Qatar and Barbados set up diplomatic ties
The governments of have agreed to establish diplomatic relations.
The move follows a desire to strengthen the existing bonds of friendship and to develop bilateral co-operation between the two countries and their peoples in the political, economic and cultural fields.
Based on the principle of mutual respect for and non-intervention in the internal affairs of each other, as well as norms of international law and the objectives and principles of the UN Charter, the two countries have agreed to establish relations, at the ambassadorial level, in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic Relations, of 18 April 1961, as of the date of the signing of a joint communique in this respect.
The agreement was signed by Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser, Qatar?s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and permanent representative of Qatar to the UN and Dr Christopher Fitzherbert Hackett, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and permanent representative of to the UN.