Trump has called on Qatar to stop funding terrorism
The US President also added that Qatar has historically engaged in terrorism financing at a very high level.
WASHINGTON, June 9. /Offset. TASS Boris Makarov/. The United States urges Qatar to stop funding extremist groups. This was stated by us President Donald trump at a joint press conference with President of Romania Klaus Iohannis.
“Qatar, unfortunately, has historically engaged in terrorism financing at a very high level. I, along with Rex Tillerson, with our generals and the people of the country decided that it was time to call on Qatar to stop funding and extremist ideological trump
“I’m not going to name other countries, but we haven’t solved the problem. We, without a doubt, it will decide”, he added.
“We call on Qatar and other States in the region to do more and do it faster,” — said the us leader, speaking about the fight against terrorism.
June 5, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya’s interim government, the Republic of Maldives and Republic of Mauritius announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Doha, citing the Emirate’s support of terrorism and extremist ideology, and its hostile policies and intervention in the Affairs of Arab States.
Later they were joined by Mauritania and Comoros, Jordan and Djibouti have lowered the level of diplomatic mission. A number of countries announced the adoption of a series of other measures, including the cessation of Maritime and air links, the expulsion of diplomats and citizens of Qatar.