Arab countries declare eisenlijst Qatar ‘expired’

Arab countries declare eisenlijst Qatar ‘expired’

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.The four Arab countries, that the boycott against Qatar argue, have Thursday evening to let me know that their list of thirteen demands to the Golfstaatje is expired. They announced new political, economic and legal measures.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain said in a joint statement that was distributed by state media. They accuse the government of Qatar of its diplomatic efforts, the crisis to end, to have been sabotaged. That is characteristic for the negative influence of Qatar on the security and stability in the region, according to the countries.

The United States fear a stalemate in the conflict between the two parties. A spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the U.S. warned Thursday that the diplomatic spat between the countries may still be “weeks to months” can persist

The four other Gulf states have a month ago, the economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar broken. They accuse Doha under more support to extremists and to close ties with the shiite Iran.

Thirteen requirements

The countries proposed to the thirteen requirements for the resumption of relations, but who are by the government in Doha still rejected. The situation therefore appears to be completely stuck.

Ministers from four Arab countries decided on Wednesday after consultation to the isolation of Qatar to maintain. The sanctions remain intact to Qatar “are policies of ‘good suits’,” said the Saudi minister Adel al-Jubeir (Foreign Affairs) during a press conference.


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Thursday was also known that Egypt, on behalf of the other countries that Qatar boycott, contact has sought with Russia on the issue.

The Egyptian minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, said in a telephone conversation with his Russian colleague Sergei Lavrov that the Arab countries will continue to oppose what they call the “support Qatar on terrorism and extremism”.

See also:
An overview of the Arab diplomatic crisis with Qatar

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