Qatar rejected the list of demands contained in the ultimatum, brought against Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain to restore broken relationships with the Emirate. On Saturday, 1 July, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Qatar, Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman al Thani, transfers TV channel «al Jazeera».
«We reject the list of requirements and is ready for dialogue under the appropriate conditions. Qatar has made it clear from the beginning that he does not tolerate anything that would violate its sovereignty. We are not afraid and are ready to face any negative consequences after the expiration of the ultimatum», – quotes the Minister TASS.
According to al-Thani, the requirements of Arab countries aimed at establishing a mechanism of control over Qatar and contrary to international law.
From Qatar required, in particular, 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.
Earlier, US Secretary of state Rex Tillerson called on all parties to the conflict to sit down at the negotiating table using diplomatic efforts to put an end to the Qatari crisis.
«We believe that our allies and partners will be stronger when working together in achieving the main goal of countering terrorism and extremism,» – said an American politician.
Note that the States occupy 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, Washington announced the Qatar aircraft.