Dec 05 2017 - 15:31

REPORT: Gulf rulers boycotting Qatar skip annual summit

Qatar's Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Gulf, Kuwait, Qatar, Summit,GCC,Qatar's Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit
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Qatar's Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Kuwait would help maintain stability in the region, Al-Jazeera TV said, though three Arab heads of state involved in a rift with Qatar stayed away.


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain sent ministers or deputy prime ministers to the annual event. The countries and non-GCC member Egypt have imposed economic, diplomatic and trade sanctions on Qatar in a dispute that began in June.


Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said the summit took place in "highly sensitive circumstances". He and Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah were the only heads of state to attend the meeting.





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