France’s plea on Qatar
RIYADH: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived on Saturday in Jeddah, a major coastal city in western Saudi Arabia to help address the Qatar diplomatic crisis.
“France calls for the lifting, as soon as possible, of the measures that affect the populations, in particular bi-national families that have been separated and students,” Le Drian said at a joint press conference with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir.
Le Drian urged the four countries that severed diplomatic ties with Qatar Saudi Arabia, the – United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to resolve the crisis through – dialogue. Xinhua –