Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's defence minister to visit Turkey for talks
Turkey's state television says Qatar's defense minister will arrive in Turkey for talks amid the Gulf Arab states' feud with their tiny neighbour.
Ankara, Turkey: Turkey's state television says Qatar's defense minister will arrive in Turkey for talks amid the Gulf Arab states' feud with their tiny neighbour.
TRT television says that the Qatari minister will meet with his Turkish counterpart on Friday. The defense ministry confirmed Thursday's report but didn't provide further information.
Turkey has sided with Qatar after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain cut ties to Doha this month, accusing it of backing terror groups.
Ankara also ratified legislation allowing Turkish troop deployment to Doha.
The four Arab states have issued a list of demands to Qatar that includes ending Turkish troop presence, shuttering Al-Jazeera television and curbing diplomatic ties to Iran.
Qatar denies supporting extremism and considers the demands an attempt to undermine its sovereignty.
Doha's long-standing hotline to the Taliban ultimately helped Qatar burst onto the world stage as the lynchpin of efforts to evacuate desperate Afghans and foreigners -- and now the push to reopen Kabul airport.
It was Australia's 10th win in a row and Football Australia said in a statement that the Socceroos became the first country in the Asian Football Confederation to achieve such a winning streak in one qualification campaign.
The document released, however, is still significantly redacted and does not offer a clear direct link between the Saudi government and the hijackers