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Qatar Says Holding Talks With Saudi Arabia to End Gulf Crisis

Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani in London on July 5, 2017. 

Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani in London on July 5, 2017. 

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Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani said his country is holding talks with Saudi Arabia, offering the latest sign that an unprecedented standoff with the kingdom may soon be resolved.

“We have moved from a deadlock in the Gulf crisis to talks about a future vision regarding ties,” he said, according to Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera. “There are talks with the brothers in Saudi Arabia and we hope they will yield positive results.”