On Tuesday, July 11, U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson will visit Qatar, and July 12, is scheduled to arrive in Saudi Arabia, according to the U.S. Department of state.
During the visits, the head of the American foreign Minister will hold talks with senior representatives of the leadership of these countries.
Apparently, the main theme of the talks will be a boycott of Qatar by a number of Arab countries.
On the eve Tillerson has held talks in Kuwait.
Arab media reported yesterday that US Secretary of state, apparently, will resort to Shuttle diplomacy, to facilitate the normalization of relations between American allies.
Recall that on 5 July the government of Qatar has rejected the ultimatum of the «Arab Quartet» – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt. In Doha say that the country has enough material resources to survive the blockade, announced by these States.
An ultimatum to Qatar consisted of 13 items. From Qatar required, including to close the channel «al Jazeera», to break relations with Iran, to halt the construction of a Turkish military base to freeze cooperation with Turkey and to abandon support for radical Islamist groups.
Washington occupies an ambiguous position in relation to the Qatari crisis. The US President Donald trump has expressed support for the demands of Saudi Arabia and its allies. At the same time, the White house announced the conclusion of a major transaction for delivery to Qatar warplanes.