UAE's Gargash says Qatar isolation could last for year

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson right pats the Foreign Secretary of Mexico Luis Videgaray on the back center as President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernandez claps after Videgaray received a round of applause during a conference on Prosperity and Secu

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Earlier this month Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting extremist groups, including some backed by Iran.

A group of Algerian lawmakers has formed a parliamentary committee to denounce the blockade and media propaganda against Qatar, which, they say, pays the price of its support for the Palestinian cause.

The first wave of soldiers from Turkey have arrived in Qatar and participated in joint exercises with local troops yesterday, the Ministry of Defense said.

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tillerson would stay to work the phones to try to convince Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to settle their differences.

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Washington has so far snubbed Erdogan's requests to extradite the US -based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, leader of the Gulen Movement that was blamed for the 2016 failed coup against Erdogan, while criticizing Turkey's post-coup crackdown for violating human rights and rule of law.

Qatar's isolation by a number of Arab states in the region is directed against its sovereignty.

When the diplomatic rift began last week Trump wrote on Twitter that his recent trip to the Middle East was already paying off, suggesting backing for Saudi Arabia in the dispute.

"Qatar has shown the most decisive stance against the terrorist organisation Islamic State alongside Turkey".

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Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi issued a similar statement. "We are starting to see risky spillovers already both in the broader region but also in Africa and in Asia, there are worrying signals", she said in Luxembourg. "Qatar has to be brought around, put out of business or absorbed". Qatar has said it has no plans to expel Gulf nationals residing there. Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE's ambassador to the United States, on June 12 wrote that Qatar shouldn't be allowed to own landmarks and businesses globally while using the proceeds to finance extremist groups.

Ties between Saudi Arabia and Turkey had become strained under King Salman's predecessor over Turkey's support for the Muslim Brotherhood during the height of Arab Spring protests.

The Qatari and United States naval forces have also concluded a three-day joint military exercise in the Persian Gulf in the wake of Doha's ongoing tensions with other Arab countries.

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