Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan finally aimed to visit Gulf on Sunday as Gulf standoff over Turkey’s ally Qatar emphasizing that no one had an interest in prolonging the crisis.
While on visit to Jeddah, King Salman hailed the Turkish President to his great contribution towards fight against terrorism and its financing, as Turkish President took forward step to constrain terrorist activities in bellicose countries at border.
Before leaving for Kuwait, he met to Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman. When he arrived at Kuwait, he was received by Kuwait’s emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah who has also shown his interest as mediator to resolve the crises. As per media news, it was confirmed that Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Behrain will cut ties with Qatar due to huge terrorist financing and backing up terrorist organizations.
Doha denies the claim and has been strongly backed by Ankara throughout the standoff.
However Turkish President will visit Qatar on upcoming Monday for face to face talk with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to discuss and overcome all crises.
“No one has any interest in prolonging this crisis anymore,” Erdogan said before leaving Istanbul. He accused “enemies” of seeking to “fire up tensions between brothers” in the region.
In to his address, he praised Qatar’s behavior and the way Qatar has responded to all crises back to back with affirmed political administration even through country was not backed by any moral, physical or intellectual support. Turkish President is satisfied about his tour to bring back peace and association with in the region.
There is no doubt about it that Turkey is facing a situation of delicate position due to Qatar crises but is keenly hopeful to dilute all issues as early as possible.
As per Gulf News, Qatar’s association with Turkey is number one ally in Middle East as Doha and Ankara are closely coordinating over issues including war against terrorism and Syria Conflict. Role of both cities is just like a staunch foes of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.