Mercoledì, 23 Agosto, 2017

Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

In this image provided by the Saudi Royal Court Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud left holds hands with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Jeddah Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are two of the nation Turkey can't afford to take sides in Qatar crisis
Acilia Dean | 20 Giugno, 2017, 00:47

But Tillerson focused on asking the four nations to ease the blockade, citing humanitarian consequences like food shortages.

Qatar is home to the largest USA airbase in the Mideast. More than 11,000 US and coalition forces are at the base, from which more than 100 aircraft operate.

He said blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering U.S. military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS", referring to ISIL.

The blockade is also impairing USA and other global business activities in the region and has created a hardship on the people of Qatar and the people whose livelihoods depend on commerce with Qatar. "These statements are shocking to the Palestinian people and the Arab and Islamic nations, who consider the Palestinian issue to be their top priority". That base, the AL Udeid Air Base is the main regional center for USA air missions in the ongoing fight against Daesh. "Qatar remains critical for coalition air operations in the fight against ISIS and around the region".

Bahrain's foreign minister, keeping up the pressure on Qatar in a deepening Arab row, reiterated on Thursday a demand that Doha distance itself from Iran and stop support for "terrorist organisations". "I won't name other countries".

Since the Qatar crisis erupted on Monday, Twitter has been witnessing heated discussions with slogans against and in favour of the isolated Arab nation.

Earlier this week, Trump appeared to tie the blockade to the success of his trip in May to Saudi Arabia and welcomed it as positive news in a series of tweets.


Tillerson said the US will support Kuwait-led efforts to mediate an end to the diplomatic row.

He went on to say that Qatar has to "end that funding and its extremist ideology in terms of funding".

The list and response adds to the diplomatic and political tensions in the Gulf which have heightened since Saudi Arabia and its allies severed ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremism.

"Despite these efforts, entities and individuals within Qatar continue to serve as a source of financial support for terrorist and violent extremist groups, particularly regional Al-Qaeda affiliates such as the Nusrah Front", the State Department said. "But he must do more and he must do more quickly".

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain represent the most prominent of the Gulf Arab states and premier powers in the Sunni world, which rivals Iran and its Shia influence in the Middle East.

Trump, speaking in the White House Rose Garden yesterday, said his concerns about Qatar's support to terror groups was raised during his meeting weeks ago with Arab and Muslim leaders.

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