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Saudi cuts diplomatic ties with Qatar
10 : 58 AM - 05/06/2017
Jeddah, June 5 (BNA): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia cut its diplomatic ties with Qatar "emanating from exercising its sovereign rights guaranteed by the international law and protecting its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism."


"The Government of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar, close all land, sea and air ports, prevent crossing into Saudi territories, airspace and territorial waters, and start immediate legal procedures for understanding with fraternal and friendly countries and international companies to implement the same procedure as soon as possible for all means of transport to and from the State of Qatar for reasons relating to Saudi national security, according to an official source," the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported today.



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