New York: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres held a meeting with Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Thursday, July 27, at the UN headquarters. During the meeting, the parties discussed the solution to the crisis, provoked by the blockade of Qatar by the four Arab states. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar.
"Foreign Minister Al-Thani briefed the UN Secretary General on the latest developments in the Persian Gulf crisis and on all measures, sectoral blocs against Qatar and their serious violations of international treaties, conventions and laws. The parties discussed aspects of strengthening the joint cooperation between Qatar and the UN in all areas of common interest, "the report said.
As is known, on June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the state of supporting the terrorist groups IGIL and Al-Qaeda. Then the Maldives, Yemen, Libya, Chad, Mauritania, the Union of the Comoros and a number of other states also issued statements on breaking diplomatic relations with Qatar.