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ICCI urges govt to held end Qatar crisis

ICCI urges govt to held end Qatar crisis

Speaking from London where he is due to meet Boris Johnson, his British counterpart, the minister also said: "Diplomatic dialogue is the solution, but it needs foundations not yet available".

He also criticised Saudi Arabia and the UAE for shutting down the airline's offices.

The UK's Government says it is concerned that collective action by Gulf states is having an adverse impact on the lives of ordinary people in Qatar. They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorist groups, charges denied by Doha. "Victimising Qatar through smear campaigns serves no goal".

Qatar has rejected the accusations, calling them "unjustified" and "baseless".

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"We're seeing a new sort of conflict. where wars are being fought through PR companies", Davidson said.

On Sunday, Morocco said it would remain neutral in the dispute, offering to mediate between the Gulf countries, which are all close allies to the North African kingdom. But Qatar wields a potential economic weapon if the crisis escalates and countries around the world that depend on its supply may find themselves needing to side with the tiny nation that is home to a major U.S. military installation. The US President insists Qatar funds and supports terrorism at a high level.

Qatar Airways Monday called on the UN's aviation body, the International Civil Aviation Organization, to declare the Gulf boycott illegal and a violation of a 1944 convention on international air transport.

In an interview broadcast Monday by CNBC, Ali Sherif al-Emadi said there are some challenges, but that Qatar is "business as usual".

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He said European countries, including France, were trying to ease tensions in support of Kuwait's mediation efforts, and he believed that the United States, which was also backing mediation, wanted restrictions on Doha to be lifted.

The American media house quoted Baker as saying: "I don't want to comment about President Trump".

Qatar yesterday announced it had launched direct shipping services to ports in Oman, a move that bypasses a Gulf "blockade" on a country largely dependent on food imports. Food security is part of Qatar's government strategy to steer the economy away from petrodollars, known, like in Saudi Arabia, as "Vision 2030".

Migrant labourers make up 90% of Qatar's population, mostly unskilled and dependent on construction projects such as building stadiums for the 2022 soccer World Cup.

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