US says Middle East crisis stalemated, fear could drag on for months

🕔 Posted on: July 7, 2017 - 17:23 👁 Views: 21

US says Middle East crisis stalemated, fear could drag on for months

All Round View (Washington): The US State Department has acknowledged that the Middle East diplomatic crisis has hit a stalemate that could intensify and drag on for months, but hoped that the shared goal of fighting terrorism will bring them together eventually.

At a briefing at the State Department, spokesperson Heather Nauert said the United States was becoming increasingly concerned about the ongoing situation involving Qatar and GCC countries that began a month ago.

“We’ve become increasingly concerned that that dispute is at an impasse at this point. We believe that this could potentially drag on for weeks; it could drag on for months; it could possibly even intensify,” she added.

On Wednesday, President Trump spoke to President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt and discussed the ongoing dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbours. He called on the all parties to negotiate ‘constructively’ to resolve the dispute.

Early this week, President Trump also spoke separately with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, and Emir Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar.

Ms. Nauert, the State Department spokesperson, told the briefing that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been very engaged and has made himself available to all sides of this issue. “We continue to stay in close contact with all of them and will continue to do so.”

She appreciated the efforts by Kuwait to try to mediate the dispute and said that the United States believed that the fight against terrorism was something that will bring all these countries together eventually.

Answering a question about the announcement by the Israeli government about new settlements in East Jerusalem, she said that the US government views the continuation of unrestrained settlement activity as an obstacle to an eventual peace process.

Referring to the recent visit by Jared Kushner, President’s so-in-law and his senior adviser to Israel and Palestine, she said that there will be more such visits to resolve the lingering crisis, but added that the US position on the settlement activity has not changed. She said that the settlement activity “can be an obstacle to peace and we continue to make that a priority.”

US says Middle East crisis stalemated, fear could drag on for months

🕔 Posted on: July 7, 2017 - 17:23 👁 Views: 21 👤 Posted By: Tamseelah Qamar Hashmi, the News Editor, All Round View

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