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Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar airline companies: UAE

13 June 2017

Currently, Kuwait is a mediator in resolving the Qatar crisis.

The Eritrean Information Ministry's statement of support on Monday came despite its previously close ties with energy-rich Qatar.

Johnson said he was also concerned by some of the strong actions taken by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain against Qatar, asking urged them to ease the blockade. Qatari officials met Monday with Ethiopia's prime minister and Saudi officials visited the Ethiopian capital over the weekend.

"I don't want to comment about President Trump", Al Baker said in an interview in Doha.

Nawaz Sharif's office issued a statement following his return from Saudi Arabia, where the Pakistani premier, accompanied by army chief Gen.

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But since June 5, the UAE has joined Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt in cutting off sea traffic to Qatar as part of the nations cutting diplomatic ties.

"Dozens of Iranian businesses are ready to help Qatar with more goods if they are needed", the diplomat told Reuters.

Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar, Iran's national carrier told on Sunday, days after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate. Qatar has vehemently denied the charges.

Qatar Airways, which serves 150 destinations, launched 10 routes over the past financial year, including Adelaide, Atlanta and Helsinki.

Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar.

On June 6, Qatari flights bound for Europe and Africa have used Iran's airspace.

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Paris, Jun 12 Qatar today denounced the sanctions imposed against doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as "unfair" and "illegal", as Britain announced talks to try to resolve the crisis. The cancelled flights impact numerous airline's travelers who fly via to Doha to global destinations.

The unprecedented measures have prompted investors and economists to ponder how long Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, can weather the pressure without having to devalue its currency or sell any of its global assets.

The move to isolate Qatar followed a visit to Saudi Arabia by US President Donald Trump.

"Our reserves and investment funds are more than 250 per cent of gross domestic product", Al Emadi, who sits on the board of the sovereign wealth fund, said. France has economic and military ties with Qatar and other Gulf states.

Amid the growing spat between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors over the former's funding of Islamic terror organizations and cooperation with Iran, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Saturday that the Palestinian terror group Hamas was "a legitimate resistance movement".

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