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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

US delays summit with GCC leaders to September due to lack of progress on mending Qatar rift

The White House has postponed a planned summit with GCC leaders to September from this spring. The delay is likely “a nod to the fact that Washington has made little progress so far in ending the bitter standoff between Qatar and other Gulf nations,” unnamed US officials tell Reuters. Egypt had joined the boycott against Qatar last year.

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