Qatar Row Reveals Saudi False Pretense of Commanding Unity: Iranian Official

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They cut air, sea and land links and ordered Qatari officials and nationals stationed in their countries to return home.

Violence has increased in recent weeks between militants and Saudi security forces in a predominantly Shiite town in the country's east. Saudi Arabia has also accused Qatar of backing Iranian-allied rebels in Yemen, known as Houthis.

He denied that Qatar supported groups like the Muslim Brotherhood that its neighbours oppose, or had warm ties with their enemy Iran.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism networks in the region.

The president said he would conduct a trilateral teleconference call with French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani later on June 13 regarding steps to resolve the Qatar diplomatic crisis.

Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Erdogan would hold talks on the crisis with Trump in the coming days.

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Turkey's parliament last week approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar in what was seen as a show of support for its embattled ally.

The statement said that the decision "does not include airlines and unregistered aircraft in the UAE or Qatar wishing to cross the country's airspace to and from Qatar". A number of nations, including Turkey, have been engaged in intense diplomatic efforts to find a solution to the crisis between Qatar and the other mostly Arab countries.

Qatar has launched two new shipping services to Omani ports after other Gulf states severed ties with Doha last week, raising concerns over food supplies to import-dependent Qatar.

Several other Muslim nations also downgraded their diplomatic ties with Qatar. It quotes the prime minister as saying he hopes the dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors will be resolved soon.

For Saudi Arabia, which had been in conflict with Iran and severed its diplomatic ties with Tehran in January previous year, this stance and actions by Qatar may appear to be acts of hostility.

Typically, cargo for Qatar stops at Dubai's massive deep-water Jebel Ali port or in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi, then gets put on smaller boats heading to Doha.

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