Qatar Submits Reply to Saudi-led Group's Demands, Gulf Countries to Meet Today
July 5 , 2017
Qatar has submitted point-to-point reply to the 13 demands of the 3 Gulf countries (Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain) and Egypt to the mediator Kuwait. In a news conference in Doha, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told media that the steps of goodwill and good initiative taken by them, based on dialogue, is sufficient for a constructive solution. In the same news conference, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that Qatar has shown restrained reaction to the sanctions placed by the Saudi-led group and hoped that “others will respond in a similar spirit”. Saudi-led group will meet on Wednesday to decide on the matter.