Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

During a media talk on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kazakhstan, Sharif had stressed that Pakistan enjoys good relations with Saudi Arabia, Iran and Qatar, and will try its best to resolve the differences between the Arab countries.

"(Kuwait) affirms the readiness of the brothers in Qatar to understand the reality of the qualms and concerns of their brothers and to heed the noble endeavours to enhance security and stability", Kuwait's state news agency KUNA quoted Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah as saying.

The president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent condolences to his Iranian counterpart after at least 13 people were killed in militant attacks on Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran. Erdoğan said he had never witnessed Doha supporting terrorism, adding Turkey "will continue to give all kinds of support to Qatar". It's the worst diplomatic crisis to hit Gulf Arab states in decades.

Khalaf says this is proof Qatar can survive without having to rely on neighbors who have shunned it. If Saudi Arabia were to lead an actual invasion of Qatar, the international response would have to be, for consistency, comparable to the American-led response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990.

Several organizations on the list have been praised for their development projects and humanitarian work with the UN, RACA added.

He said Qatar as an independent nation also had the right to support groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, despite its neighbours outlawing the Sunni Islamist group.

The factory is producing 20,000 liters of dairy products per day, up from 15,000 liters, he said.

On Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to defuse the diplomatic fallout of Qatar's deliberate isolation.

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Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week.

The false report further enflamed tensions between Qatar and other Gulf states (including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates).

The State Department officially stated that in order to "achieve a durable solution to the conflict, the Palestinian Authority must be solvent and its institutions must function properly", justifying Qatar's assistance.

Senegal has said it would recall its ambassador in Qatar and expressed its "active solidarity".

The first ship, run by Qatari shipping company, Milaha, arrived in Doha on Sunday, with a cargo of cold food supplies.

Less than a week after celebrating - and taking credit for - the Persian Gulf states' ostracism of Qatar, the Trump administration is now scrambling to craft a coherent policy toward the region that won't imperil U.S. counterterrorism operations or alienate longtime allies.

Doha is a major international travel hub, but flagship carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere in the Middle East. On Wednesday, Emirati officials shut down the airline's offices in the UAE.