Kingdom of Saudi Arabia severs diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar

الاثنين 1438/9/10 هـ الموافق 2017/06/05 م واس
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Jeddah, Ramadan 10, 1438, June 05, 2017, SPA -- An official source stated that the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia emanating from exercising its sovereign rights guaranteed by the international law and protecting its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism has decided to sever diplomatic and consular relations with the State of Qatar, close all land, sea and air ports, prevent crossing into Saudi territories, airspace and territorial waters, and start immediate legal procedures for understanding with fraternal and friendly countries and international companies to implement the same procedure as soon as possible for all means of transport to and from the State of Qatar for reasons relating to Saudi national security.
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