The diplomatic conflict between the countries of the Persian Gulf “will not have a significant impact on the unity in the fight against terrorism in the region and around the world.” This opinion was expressed by U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, speaking on Monday at a press conference in Sydney following the meeting of the foreign and defense Ministers of the US and Australia.
“As I understand it, the irritation between the countries-members of the cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) has been growing for a long time and has now reached a level where they decided to act, so as to work out their differences, said the Secretary of state, when asked to comment on the gap next to the Gulf of diplomatic relations with Qatar. – We urge all parties to sit down at the negotiating table and resolve their differences. If the US is able to help, we are ready to help. We believe it is important to preserve the unity of the GCC”.
Earlier on Monday it became known that the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) break off diplomatic relations with Qatar. The country accused is an Arab state that he supports terrorist groups and interfering in the internal Affairs of regional countries. Soon the country will close sea and air links with the Emirate, and diplomatic personnel of Qatar will be sent home.