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Somalia 'ready to offer a helping hand' to solve Gulf crisis

Somalia 'ready to offer a helping hand' to solve Gulf crisis

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<h3>Somalia has added its voice to the ongoing row in the Gulf region saying it is ready to help find a solution to the dispute.</h3> <p>The government said in a statement on Wednesday that it is concerned about the diplomatic row and advised that it should be settled with dialogue within the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.</p> <p>“Somalia as a member of both the Arab League and the Organisation of the Islamic Conference is ready to give a helping hand to find a solution to the dispute among the brotherly countries,” the <a href="https://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-federal-republic-of-somalia-is-deeply-concerned-about-the-diplomatic-row-between-the-brotherly-arab-countries?lang=en" target="_blank">statement</a> said.</p> <p>Other African countries have added their voice for a settlement of the crisis. </p> <p>The government of Seychelles called on all the parties involved to engage in meaningful dialogue in order to resolve and deescalate the current situation.</p> <p>However, Mauritania, a member of the Arab League, severed ties with Qatar and Senegal recalled its ambassador in the country while expressing solidarity with Saudi Arabia.</p> <p>Gabon condemned Qatar for “failing to respect international commitments and agreements on counter-terrorism,” a statement from its foreign ministry said.</p> <p>Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing the small country of supporting Islamist militants and Iran. Qatar vehemently denies the claims.</p>

Somalia as a member of both the Arab League and the Organisation of the Islamic Conference is ready to give a helping hand to find a solution to the dispute among the brotherly countries.

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