Friday, 9 June, U.S. President Donald trump called on the Qatari authorities to immediately stop the financing of terrorism, noting that Qatar has historically been a sponsor of terrorists at a very high level.
According to the publication the Los Angeles Times, trump has stepped up his attacks on Qatar as a time when his entourage is making all efforts to defuse tensions.
Just an hour before the performances trump the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson called on Gulf countries to ease the blockade of Qatar, because it hinders the fight against the terrorist organization «Islamic state» and has a negative impact on business relations and trade.
Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis also said Friday that the blockade of Qatar from the Arab allies prevents long-term planning of military operations against ISIS, which the U.S. carried out using an air base Qatar al-Adid, the BBC reports.
Earlier this week, nine countries, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt, announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing his government of destabilizing the region and supporting the «Muslim brotherhood» and Hamas.
In addition, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the introduction of sanctions against 12 companies and entities associated with Qatar and also published a list of 59 persons accused of supporting and sponsoring terror.
The number of sanctioned organizations entered the Qatari charitable funds Eid al-Thany Charity and Qatar Charity, the Qatar volunteer center, Doha Apple company Company (Internet technology), the Bahraini «Coalition 14 February» and «Brigade» Libyan «Saraya al-Ashtar».
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