Iran calls on Gulf Arab neighbors to resolve dispute through dialog

By REUTERS
June 5, 2017 14:30
Breaking news

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)

ANKARA - Iran called on Qatar, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab states to resolve disputes through diplomacy and said any heightened tension would not help to resolve the crisis in the Middle East, state TV said on Monday.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have severed their ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.

"To resolve regional disputes and the current dispute, they should adopt peaceful methods, transparent dialog and diplomacy," foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said.

"No country in the region will benefit from the heightened tension."


Related Content

Breaking news
May 27, 2018
Britain's May refuses to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules

By REUTERS