Kuwait's emir urges Qatar to ease tensions

Doha launched the probe after accusing hackers of publishing false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the Qatar News Agency website

Doha launched the probe after accusing hackers of publishing false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the Qatar News Agency website

Prince Khaled al-Faisal, an adviser to Saudi King Salman and the governor of Mecca, delivered a verbal message to Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah dealing with "bilateral relations and the latest regional and global developments", local news reported.But the content of the message was not informed to the media.

In a phone call, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah asked Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani "to exercise self-restraint and to refrain from steps that would escalate the situation", KUNA reported.

The incident ignited a diplomatic row between Qatar and fellow Gulf states Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Qatar's ruler had visited Kuwait's ruler last week.

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But, people with false proofs and coordinated lies could not wait to see the results of the investigation and they started hurling untrue allegations and issued statements against Qatar.

Separately a Kuwait Foreign Ministry official said the country would continue to take a "moderate and balanced" approach to regional issues.

Yesterday, Arab states, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen, Libya and Egypt, besides Maldives announced to cut all diplomatic relations with Qatar.

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The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief reporters, said that before the Gulf diplomatic crisis erupted, just one or two Qatar Airways planes flew over Somalia each day.

Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed Al-Thani contacted his counterparts in Tunisia, Sudan, Algeria, Morocco and Pakistan on Monday to discuss the boycott and potentially ensure that other countries did not follow suit.

WASHINGTON: The White House said US President Donald Trump is committed to working to de-escalate tensions in the Guf.

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Earlier Monday, Sheikh Sabah met with Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, and an accompanying delegation.

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