Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates on Monday and Yemen cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, which they accuse of supporting terrorism.
“The government decided to break diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar and closes all land, sea and air ports to and from Qatar and, for the means of transport of catarí nationality, the Saudi official agency SPA said
The statement said that Riyadh has taken the decision due to serious violations of the Doha authorities, in private and in public, in recent years in order to break Saudi internal unity, endanger its sovereignty and due to Qatar’s adoption of terror organizations, including the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic State and al-Qaida.
In addition, it accused Doha of promoting the discourse and plans of these groups through the media on a permanent basis.
The ultraconservative kingdom also accused Doha of backing Iran in its support of terrorist groups in the Shiite-majority Saudi province of Qatif, and in the Shiite-majority state of Bahrain, as well as supporting Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels.
Cairo also accused Qatar of supporting terrorist operations in Sinai (northeast) and intervening in the internal affairs of Egypt and the countries of the region.
Cairo, for its part, accuses the Qatari emirate of “supporting terrorist operations in Sinai (northeast) and intervening in the internal affairs of Egypt and the countries of the region in a way that threatens Arab national security and favors differences within Arab societies “.
Following the note, the Arab alliance led by Saudi Arabia fighting in Yemen with President Abdo Rabu Mansur Hadi has announced the expulsion of Qatar from the coalition, according to a statement also issued by the SPA agency.
In addition, Emirate airline Etihad Airways announced on Monday that, starting on Tuesday, it would suspend flights from the United Arab Emirates to Qatar.
According to the official WAM news agency, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reiterate their commitment and support to the Gulf countries and accuse Qatar of “undermining the security and stability of the region as well as breaching international commitments and agreements “.
The Arab monarchy said that in order to safeguard the interests of members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), they have broken ties with Qatar. Catharic diplomats must leave the UAE within 48 hours.
The Emirates will also closes the airspace and seaports, and the airline Etihad has said that it will suspend all flights to Qatar from tomorrow, the company announced in a statement.
Baréin has decided to break relations because Qatar “finances terrorism” that is associated with Iran, reported the official BNA, expel all Qatari diplomats from his country, and withdraw its diplomatic mission in Doha.
Baréin will closes its borders, airspace and maritime in the next 24 hours.
Cairo / Riyadh / Sana’a, 4 June, 2017, EFE / PracticaEspañol
Grammar notes: review of the simple tenses of the indicative mood
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de una reunión con Catar para solucionar unos problemas.
del apoyo incondicional de unos países con Catar.
de una medida que han adoptado unos países en relación con Catar.
una serie de países fortalece sus relaciones diplomáticas con Catar.
Arabia Saudí y otros países apoyan las políticas de Catar.
una serie de países acusa a Catar de respaldar el terrorismo.
Catar está combatiendo el terrorismo con firmeza.
grupos terroristas están siendo alentados por Catar.
Catar no ha alentado a ningún grupo terrorista.
ir minando la seguridad de la zona.
estar destruyendo las infraestructuras de grupos terroristas.
fortalecer la seguridad entre las fronteras
No se sabe.
No se sabe.