TEHRAN (defapress) – The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that foreign ministers of Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will meet on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss the situation around Qatar.
News ID: 65244
Publish Date: 03July 2017 - 14:47
According to the official representative of the Egyptian
Foreign Ministry, the "meeting will be held as part ofthe coordination of positions and
consultations concerning the next steps toward Qatar."
The parties will also exchange opinions and assessments of
regional and international contacts on the issue.
On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain
and Egypt broke off diplomatic relations and communication with Qatar, accusing
it of supporting terrorism and interfering in their internal affairs. Later,
the Maldives, Mauritius, and Mauritania also announced the severance of
diplomatic relations. Jordan and Djibouti reduced the level of their diplomatic
missions in Qatar.
Last week, Kuwait, which is serving as a mediator between Qatar
and the Gulf States, handed the demands of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab
Emirates and Bahrain over to Doha. The requests include the severance of
Qatar’s relations with Iran, closure of Turkey’s military base on Qatar's
territory and a shutdown of the Al Jazeera TV channel. Doha was given 10 days
to implement the demands.
Qatar has called the conditions impossible and urged for