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Are you with us or with Qatar: Saudi King asks Pakistan PM

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Prime Minister has told that will not take sides in the ongoing the Middle East diplomatic row, leading King Salman to ask "are you with us or with Qatar".

The Express Tribune reported that Sharif and army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials were in Jeddah on Monday to find a diplomatic solution to the Qatar crisis and to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab

Clearly stating that will not take sides in the Middle East crisis, "Pakistani side told the Saudi leadership that would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world," the daily quoted sources, as saying.

has been treading cautiously since and other countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups.

Riyadh wants to side with the kingdom to isolate Qatar but insisted that it will use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation and for that purpose, the prime minister will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey.

"This is primarily an issue among the countries and we hope they resolve the issue by themselves."

An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has cautioned the government on getting embroiled in conflict in the Middle East and suggested to immediately end its involvement in the Saudi -led Islamic Military alliance .

The editorial said is and will remain an important ally of but responsible friends must also be unafraid to speak the principled truth and protect themselves from colossal errors by the other.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Prime Minister has told that will not take sides in the ongoing the Middle East diplomatic row, leading King Salman to ask "are you with us or with Qatar".

The Express Tribune reported that Sharif and army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials were in Jeddah on Monday to find a diplomatic solution to the Qatar crisis and to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab

Clearly stating that will not take sides in the Middle East crisis, "Pakistani side told the Saudi leadership that would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world," the daily quoted sources, as saying.

has been treading cautiously since and other countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups.

Riyadh wants to side with the kingdom to isolate Qatar but insisted that it will use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation and for that purpose, the prime minister will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey.

"This is primarily an issue among the countries and we hope they resolve the issue by themselves."

An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has cautioned the government on getting embroiled in conflict in the Middle East and suggested to immediately end its involvement in the Saudi -led Islamic Military alliance .

The editorial said is and will remain an important ally of but responsible friends must also be unafraid to speak the principled truth and protect themselves from colossal errors by the other.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Are you with us or with Qatar: Saudi King asks Pakistan PM

Prime Minister has told that will not take sides in the ongoing the Middle East diplomatic row, leading King Salman to ask "are you with us or with Qatar".

The Express Tribune reported that Sharif and army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials were in Jeddah on Monday to find a diplomatic solution to the Qatar crisis and to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab

Clearly stating that will not take sides in the Middle East crisis, "Pakistani side told the Saudi leadership that would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world," the daily quoted sources, as saying.

has been treading cautiously since and other countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups.

Riyadh wants to side with the kingdom to isolate Qatar but insisted that it will use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation and for that purpose, the prime minister will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey.

"This is primarily an issue among the countries and we hope they resolve the issue by themselves."

An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has cautioned the government on getting embroiled in conflict in the Middle East and suggested to immediately end its involvement in the Saudi -led Islamic Military alliance .

The editorial said is and will remain an important ally of but responsible friends must also be unafraid to speak the principled truth and protect themselves from colossal errors by the other.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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