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Gulf region dispute: Emir of Qatar warns against any military act

Al Thani says: "I'm fearful that if anything happens, if any military act happens, this region will be in chaos."

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Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Photo: Reuters

Qatar's emir has warned against any over the ongoing diplomatic dispute between his country and four other

says: "I'm fearful that if anything happens, if any military act happens, this region will be in chaos."

Speaking to the American television network CBS's "60 Minutes" news programme, Sheikh Tamim also acknowledged that US President Donald Trump offered to host a meeting between the parties.

Sheikh Tamim said: "It was supposed to be very soon, this meeting. But I don't have any response."


The "60 Minutes" interview will air tonight in the US, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates started boycotting in June over allegations it supports extremists, which denies.

First Published: Sun, October 29 2017. 13:26 IST
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