Qatar crisis harms Islamic world, Turkey working for resolution: Presidential spokesperson
ANKARA – Reuters
AA photoThe crisis surrounding Qatar is damaging for the Islamic world and Turkey is working to help resolve the issue through diplomacy, presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said on June 14.
Speaking at a press conference, Kalın said Ankara was sending food assistance to Qatar after neighboring Gulf Arab states severed ties with Doha and imposed sanctions saying it supports terrorism and courts regional rival Iran.
Kalın also said a Turkish military base in Qatar, set up before the regional spat, was established to ensure the security of the whole region and did not have an aim of any military action against any country.