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Qatari FM to go to Washington to discuss Gulf rift, impact on terrorism fight
June 19, 2017 / 9:02 PM / a month ago

Qatari FM to go to Washington to discuss Gulf rift, impact on terrorism fight

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FILE PHOTO: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani attends a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, April 15, 2017.Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Monday that he plans to travel to the United States next week to discuss the impact of a rift with Gulf Arab states on its economy and on the fight against terrorism.

Sheikh Mohammed also told journalists in Doha that Qatar was ready to engage in a dialogue with other Gulf parties to resolve the crisis based on clear principles and that Doha still believed a solution was possible through Kuwaiti mediation.

Reporting by Tom Finn, writing by Sami Aboudi, editing by Larry Kimng

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