Kuwait invited Qatar to attend Gulf Summit next week

MENA

Published: 2017-11-30 16:07

Last Updated: 2017-11-30 16:07


Kuwait invited Qatar to attend Gulf Summit next week
Kuwait invited Qatar to attend Gulf Summit next week
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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.