Published: 2017-11-30 16:07
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 16:07
Boycotted Qatar was invited on Thursday by Kuwait’s ruler to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council summit next week.
The summit will be the first official gathering of the Saudi-led bloc since Qatar was boycotted by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain along with Egypt in June.
Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah’s invitation was handed to his Qatar counterpart by the Kuwaiti ambassador, according to Kuwait News Agency.
The summit to be held in Kuwait and will take place on Dec 5 to 6 to mediate the dispute.
On June 22, the boycotting countries announced a list of demands for Qatar. The demands included Doha ending support for the Muslim Brotherhood, closing broadcaster Al-Jazeera, downgrading diplomatic ties with Iran and shutting down a Turkish military base in the emirate.