Control of the Suez canal and is located on its coast economic zone has announced that it has begun to implement the decisions of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to break off relations with Qatar.
According to the statement, the Qatari courts are not allowed in the territorial waters of Egypt and the Egyptian ports. The passage through the Suez canal allowed — in accordance with international law.
The channel is one of the most important trade routes in the world. Its closure would have forced the Qatari court to go round Africa, past the Cape of Good Hope. However, Egypt has the right to block the only passage for ships of States that have declared war on him.
Arab countries to sever relations with Qatar, a few days ago declared that will continue boycott of the country. They criticized the «negative» reply of Qatar on their list of requirements which is a condition for the cessation of diplomatic crisis.
Qatar called for «dialogue» to resolve differences. The foreign Ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE during a meeting in Cairo said they are sorry about the negative response from Qatar.