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Trump, Saudi King discuss Qatar dispute

ANI  |  Washington (USA) 

Untied States (US) President Donald Trump and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Friday discussed Qatar dispute.

In a press release, the said that "Trump on Friday spoke from Air Force One with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and discussed recent diplomatic efforts to resolve the dispute with Qatar and underscored the importance of following through on commitments from the Riyadh Summit".

The Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) - comprising Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and - cut ties with Qatar over allegations it funds extremist groups and is allying with Qatar denies this.

Trump also emphasised the need to cut all funding for and discredit extremist ideology, said the release.

It further added that King Salman also congratulated Trump on the victory over ISIS in Mosul.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 01:30 IST