In a written statement from the Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that it was decided to re-establish relations with Lebanon at the embassy level, after which diplomatic relations were cut in October 2021.
It was noted that the decision was taken in line with the principles of the Arab League and the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961), with the aim of reinforcing the fraternal relations and mutual respect between the two countries, but no further details were given.
Lebanon happy with decision
In a written statement made by the Lebanese Prime Ministry, it was stated that Prime Minister Najib Mikati was pleased that Bahrain re-established diplomatic relations with his country after about 2 years.
In the statement, Mikati said, “I repeat what I said at the Jeddah summit. As Lebanon, we thank the sister countries, and especially the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, for providing the Lebanese with the opportunity to work on their soil.” used the phrase.
The Bahrain administration asked the Lebanese Ambassador in Manama to leave the country within 48 hours on October 30, 2021, due to the Lebanese Information Minister George Kardahi’s statements criticizing the Riyadh administration regarding Yemen.