Turkey hopes for rapid settlement of Qatar crisis
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 20
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey hopes for the rapid settlement of the Qatar crisis, Turkish media cited Ibrahim Kalin, head of the Turkish presidential press-service, as saying June 20.
Kalin added that from the very beginning of the crisis Turkey is thoroughly trying to settle it.
"The Qatar crisis for Turkey is a crisis between fraternal countries," he said.
UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash has recently called on Turkey to pursue a balanced policy on the Qatar crisis.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East.
Later, the authorities of Libya, Yemen, as well as the Maldives and Mauritius also announced about severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.
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