Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar

Call for GCC dialogue as Trump speaks to Qatar Emir

President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed a willingness to be a mediator between Qatar and other Arab countries accusing it of supporting terrorism.

Basking in the euphoria of the visit of the Kuwait Leader, Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, President Donald Trump has restated the will of his administration to fight every obstacle, extremism and threats to America's peace and emphasising his unrepentant "One American" mantra.

Trump followed, "Well that is a problem we will get resolved and I'm very, very honored and happy to know that you have problems with the media also". He applauded Kuwait's "critical contributions to regional stability" but also repeated an offer to mediate himself, particularly between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, suspending air and shipping routes with the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, which is home to the region's biggest US military base.

Kuwait has been trying to mediate the dispute between Qatar and its US-allied Arab neighbors. "We will be most successful with a united GCC", he said. He noted Qatar had been presented with a list of 13 demands by the other countries and was willing to discuss them. It recently restored full diplomatic ties to Iran, with which it shares a massive offshore natural gas field that makes its citizens among the world's wealthiest.

The emir said he believed Qatar was willing to sit down and discuss the demands and that he was optimistic a "solution will come in the very near future". I think the Palestinians would like to see it happen.

Mr Trump boasted about increased counter-terrorism and intelligence-sharing operations between the two countries, and praised the "tremendous investments" he said Kuwait had made in the US. It is a three-day visit as part of the second annual U.S. -Kuwait Strategic Dialogue, according to The National.

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