“Saudi Arabian foreign minister to Qatar: “enough is enough””
Speaking after a meeting with his Belgian counterpart in Brussels, Adel Al-Jubeir said:
“We came to the conclusion that enough is enough. If Qatar wants to be part of the Gulf, it has to act like it. And stop engaging with this mischief. If not, we are prepared to wait for long time. We are not in a hurry. But we can not go back to the way they were”.
He added that: “the Qataris know exactly whats required from them, they have to respond to it. Thats where we are”.
This weekend the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will travel to Kuwait, in an attempt to reach a diplomatic solution to the crisis. It is a move that Abu Dhabi-based analyst Richard Burchill says Gulf states will welcome.
Burchill told euronews: “Europe has a lot of experience in dealing with opposing views and bringing people together to address issues of common concern. Europe also has extensive expertise and institutional capacity in dealing with funding of terrorism and support for extremism. So the presence of the EU is to be welcomed, because right now we can not rely on a coherent US position. So Europe can bring some leadership, can bring some objective balance to the debate and discussion. And we will certainly welcome their greater involvement.”
To read the full article, follow this link: http://www.euronews.com/2017/07/20/saudi-arabian-foreign-minister-to-qatar-enough-is-enough
On 8 May the President of the United States announced the USA would no longer participate in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, also known as the Iran Deal), effective immediately. Furthermore, the President announced that US sanctions on Iran relating to its nuclear activity would be reinstated....
The Strategic Situation in Somalia and the Upcoming Withdrawal of International Forces Last year, on March 6, 2017, the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) marked its tenth year of combat operations against Al-Shabaab, an Al Qaeda-affiliated insurgent group. Six African countries provide the soldiers for AMISOM: Uganda, Burundi,...
This coming Veterans Day (11 November), the United States will hold what President Trump heralds as a great parade to display the country’s military might. Inspired by his attendance at France’s Bastille Day celebration, the parade will be the first of its scale since the country’s victory over Saddam...
President Donald Trump’s first National Security Strategy opens with a description of its underlying philosophy, “Principled Realism:” “An America First National Security Strategy is based on American principles, a clear-eyed assessment of U.S. interests, and a determination to tackle the challenges that we face. It is a strategy of...