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US envoy working on Qatar dispute resigns

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [USA] 

Anthony working on resolving diplomatic dispute resigned from his role at the State Department.

quoted two State Department officials stating that quit as he felt that he had reached a dead-end. The officials further divulged that the believed that there was no forward movement on resolving the stalemate between and its Gulf neighbors.

On being contacted by to learn about the reason behind his sudden resignation, thwarted any speculations of a rift within the administration.

Stating that he did not leave his post because of bad blood with other administration officials, Zinni wrote, "I did not think my services were needed."

Gulf nations, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, and had ended partnerships with in 2017 over its alleged support for terrorist organizations such as the

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 05:59 IST