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Situation in the Gulf - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (24.07.17)

Q - In his televised speech on July 21, the Emir of Qatar proposed a dialogue with other Gulf States involved in the current crisis. Is France encouraging these efforts?
A - France encourages all efforts to facilitate the swift resolution of the dispute between Qatar and several of its partners in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Egypt. That’s why Jean-Yves Le Drian traveled to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates on July 15 and 16.
France supports the mediation (…)

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