THE REVERSE SIDE OF REFORMS: WHAT LIES BEHIND THE DIPLOMATIC WAR BETWEEN CANADA AND SAUDI ARABIA

07.09.2018

PHOTO: ANADOLU

In early August, there was one very strange event – Saudi Arabia suddenly attacked Canada with threats and criticism, deported their Ambassador, imposed trade restrictions, canceled flights to Toronto and almost deprived 12 thousand of Saudi Arabian students of Canadian education grants, telling them to get out of there and to look for other universities, and this is a month before the start of the school year.

Few people could foresee that this would happen. Even now, the main question asked by politicians and journalists is: “what was that all about?”