Qatar will get two extra days for a response to Arab boycott

Qatar will get two extra days for a response to Arab boycott

Qatar gets 48 hours to post a comment on a list of requirements of four countries that the oliestaat boycott. The deadline was postponed after a request from the emir of Kuwait, whose country has mediated in the conflict. The ultimatum actually walked Sunday night.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have recently completed the economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar broken. They accuse the oliestaat, among others, of relationships with terrorist groups.

The neighbouring countries presented thirteen demands. They want to be, inter alia, that the government in Doha less close diplomatic relations with arch rival Iran, and news channel Al Jazeera to close. In addition, should the wealthy oliestaatje his ties with terrorist organizations disconnect.

Qatar calls the eisenlijst “not reasonable and not enforceable”. A spokesman of the government had on June 24, know that the list was reviewed and a formal response would follow.

The four neighbouring countries are threatening with new measures if the demands are not met.


The American president Donald Trump argued Monday separate telephone conversations with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Qatar. According to the White House, he emphasized in those discussions, “the importance of stopping the funding of terrorists and discredit extremist ideology.”

See also:
The Arab diplomatic crisis with Qatar: an overview

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