‘Furious’ Syria suspends $6b worth of Qatar projects
The Peninsula reports:
Syrian social networking sites report that the decision has been taken by the Syrian regime as retaliation for Al Jazeera’s footages of the upheaval in the country. Ironically though, many viewers are still not quite happy with Al Jazeera’s coverage of the Syrian events and describe it as half-hearted…
Sharply reacting to the reports, Qatar’s trade and industry circles say the move would seriously hurt Syria’s efforts to woo foreign investment. We will not invest in Syria any more,” a businessman said, requesting anonymity. Qatari projects in Syria are mainly aimed at doing social good and not only making money.
“Qatar can resort to international law and sue Syria for compensation,” he added.
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