Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Turkey Supports Qatar In Its Dispute With Saudi Arabia And Its Regional Allies

Bloomberg: Turkey Chooses Sides in Gulf Conflict as Erdogan Defends Qatar

* Turkish president says Gulf action against Qatar not right
* Erdogan refrains from attacking Gulf allies including Saudis

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lined up behind Qatar in its feud with Saudi Arabia and regional allies, offering to mediate a resolution of a crisis that has thrown one of the world’s most strategically important regions into turmoil.

Categorization of Qatar as a terrorist state won’t help alleviate the problems facing the region which is in need of unity, Erdogan told a group of Turkish diplomats late Tuesday, while carefully avoiding any censure of the gas-rich emirate’s adversaries.

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WNU Editor: This caught my attention .... Turkey to fast-track draft bill approving troop deployment in Qatar: Officials (CNBC/Reuters)

More News On Turkey Supporting Qatar In Its Dispute With Saudi Arabia And Its Regional Allies

Turkey throws weight behind Qatar in Gulf showdown -- Financial Times
Turkey's Erdogan holds talks with leaders on lowering Qatar tension -- Gulf Times/Reuters
Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan criticises Qatar sanctions -- Al Jazeera
Qatar in talks with Turkey and Iran to provide food, water: official -- Reuters
Turkey can't afford to take sides in Qatar crisis -- Al-Monitor


jimbrown said...

Turkey will be playing the role of Czarist Russia in this retelling of ww1.

Anonymous said...

The Turks can share c rats with the U.S. air base.