UAE's Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is "not escalation but parting ways"

UAE's Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is
Sat Jun 24, 2017 16:15:17

A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by Arab states which imposed a boycott on the small Persian Gulf Arab nation this month, "the alternative is not escalation but parting ways".

(reuters) -- UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters that diplomacy, however, was still a priority.

The demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE, which Doha has said are not reasonable or actionable, include closing Al Jazeera television network, curbing ties with Iran, shutting a Turkish base and paying reparations.

 

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