U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE MEETS SAUDI KING TO DISCUSS QATAR CRISIS

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, met on Wednesday, in Jeddah, the Saudi King, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and discussed the Qatar crisis, Al Arabiya local news, reported.

The visit of the U.S. official is part of a tour to Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, to find a solution to the current regional rifts.

He also met the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, the four countries boycotting Qatar, in Jeddah, to discuss the escalating issues.

They also discussed means for the elimination of terrorism and its financiers.

The four countries stressed adherence to their collective stand and measures, taken against Qatar, in light of claims about its violation of international laws and norms.

The boycott is the four countries’ first measure against what they believed of Qatar’s support for terrorism and extremism, and its interference in the Arab states’ internal affairs, and threatening their peace and security, both nationally and internationally.–

Source: NAM News Network