U.S. fears for ongoing diplomatic trouble for Qatar
The United States fear a stalemate in the conflict between Qatar and other Arab countries. 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.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain have a month ago, the economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar broken. They blame the Golfstaat more support to extremists and to close ties with the shiite Iran.
The countries presented thirteen demands 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”.
An overview of the Arab diplomatic crisis with Qatar