Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, holds the hand of Qatar Emir Shaikh Tami (Image Credit: KUNA via AP)

Kuwait Ruler meets Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah traveled to Doha to help mediate an end to crisis

Dubai: The Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, traveled to Doha to help mediate an end to a crisis that's seen several Arab nations cut ties with Qatar.

Kuwait's Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah was met planeside by Qatar Emir, Shaikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, when he arrived on Wednesday night.

The Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement the two held talks on how "restore the normal relations" of the Gulf as the 2022 FIFA World Cup host and international air travel hub now finds itself isolated by land, sea and air.

But the visit came after Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needed to...Read more...

Source: gulfnews.com