Bahrain foreign minister: Qatar must comply with the list of demands

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Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received a phone call from his US counterpart Rex Tillerson on Sunday evening, during which the Bahraini official stressed the need for Qatar to comply with the list of demands from boycotting countries and stop its support for terrorism.

During the call, the officials exchanged views and discussed cutting off relations with Qatar, as well as ways to reach a result that will ensure security and peace in the region, Bahrain’s news agency reported.

The Bahraini foreign minister also stressed the importance of Qatar’s commitment to its previous obligations and the demands made by boycotting countries in order achieve stability in the region, to eliminate terrorism and support development and progress.

Qatar could be hit by fresh sanctions as a deadline to accept a list of demands by its Arab and Gulf neighbors, which have severed ties with Doha, expires on Sunday night.

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