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Shut Al Jazeera, isolate Iran among 13 demands made to end Qatar row

Demands require reversal of Qatari policies; states seek Qatari reparations

Reuters  |  Dubai 

Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands, including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to their regional adversary Iran, an official of one of the four countries said. The list, compiled by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain as the price for ending the worst Gulf Arab crisis in years, also demands the closing of a Turkish military base in Qatar, the official told Reuters. Qatar must also announce it is severing ties with terrorist, ideological, and sectarian organisations, ...

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First Published: Sat, June 24 2017. 04:19 IST