In response to Amir of Kuwait's request, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain & Egypt agree to extend the grace period offered to Qatar to 48 hours

Monday 1438/10/9 - 2017/07/03
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Jeddah, Shawwal 9, 1438, Jul 3, 2017, SPA-- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Republic of Egypt issued today a joint statement as follows: "In response to a request from the Amir of sisterly state of Kuwait Shiekh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to extend the grace period offered to Qatar to 48 hours, based on the affirmation of the Qatari government to his Highness that it will send its official response regarding the list of demands addressed to it by Monday, the four countries announce their approval to the Emir of Kuwait's request. The response of the four states will then be sent following the study of the Qatari government's response and assessment of its response to the whole demands".
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10:48 LOCAL TIME 07:48 GMT