Qatar’s Emir renews call for dialogue over Gulf crisis

By: | Published: September 20, 2017 3:02 AM

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for "unconditional dialogue" to end a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states.

Qatar, Emir Sheikh, Tamim bin Hamad al- Thani, Political crisis, Arab statesQatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for “unconditional dialogue” to end a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states. (Image: Reuters)

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for “unconditional dialogue” to end a political crisis pitting his country against four Arab states. Speaking from the podium of the 193-member General Assembly, Sheikh Tamim renewed the call “for an unconditional dialogue based on mutual respect for sovereignty”. In a speech severely criticising the four Arab states, the emir said the countries – Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt – were inflicting damage on the “war on terror”.

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