Extend the negotiation period by 48 hours if Qatar is not forced to "withdraw from group chat"
extend the negotiation period by 48 hours if Qatar is not forced to "withdraw from group chat"
July 4, 2017
[China paint information]
on Monday (July 3), four Arab countries (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates) accused Qatar of supporting terrorism agreed to extend the negotiation deadline to Tuesday. US President trump expressed concern about the dispute between the two sides
Qatar claimed that these allegations were groundless, and said that the requirements of the four countries were too harsh (including the closure of Al Jazeera television in Qatar and the expulsion of the Turkish army, and tepex materials could also be used to play a role in local reinforcement), which could not be accepted at all
the four countries said that if Qatar did not accept the 13 provisions they proposed, it would impose further sanctions on it
according to the joint statement issued by the Saudi national news agency SPA, the four countries agreed to Kuwait's proposal to extend Sunday's deadline by 48 hoursEgypt said on Sunday that the foreign ministers of the four countries would meet in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss the Qatar issue On June 5, the four countries cut off diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, interfering in the internal affairs of other countries, and writing the decimal point of the fault to cooperate with regional rival Iran, which Qatar denied. Mediation efforts, including those of the United States, have now failed
the White House said that trump spoke with Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates respectively, expressing his "concern about the current dispute"
he reiterated the importance of stopping terrorist financing and resisting extremist ideology. President trump also stressed that the unity of the region is crucial to achieving the goals of combating terrorism and promoting regional stability set out at the Riyadh summit
"it should be emphasized that President trump believes that the top priority is to stop financing terrorism," the White House said
an official of the US State Department said on Sunday that the United States called on "all parties to exercise restraint and allow fruitful diplomatic discussions"
Qatar officials have repeatedly said under the conditions of small deformation that the requirements of the four countries are too strict, so that they suspect that the four countries have never intended to negotiate seriously. On the contrary, they see that the four countries want to restrict the sovereignty of Doha
Qatar also expressed its interest in seeking a fair and just solution to "any legitimate problem" with the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The Gulf Cooperation Council includes Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates
the Gulf states insist that there is no room for these demands
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Anwar Gargash, the Minister of foreign affairs of the United Arab Emirates, played down the possibility of escalation. He said, "the alternative is not to upgrade, but to go their separate ways", which indicates that Qatar may be forced to withdraw from the Gulf Cooperation Council