Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisis

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 10, 2017 5:01 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will start a four-day visit to Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia on Monday for talks with Gulf Arab leaders, the State Department announced.

Tillerson's trip appeared aimed at finding a breakthrough in the crisis over sanctions imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies.

(Reporting by Jonathan Landay; Editing by Dominic Evans)