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Qatar accuses blockading countries of fragmenting GCC

Qatar has accused the blockading countries of being responsible for the dissolution of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

The comments were made by Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani in a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Doha on Wednesday.

“The developments in the region that resulted in the actions undertaken by the blockading countries against Qatar has backfired and caused a crisis in international diplomacy for them,” Al Thani said.

The Qatari minister added that international efforts to combat terrorism and resolve crises in the region have been affected by what he called obstinacy of the embargo countries.

Read full article from main source Aljazeera, November 8, 2017.

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