Yesterday, Friday the 9th of June, U.S President, Donald Trump called on Qatar to stop funding terrorism.
“The nation of Qatar unfortunately has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level,” Trump said in a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House.
“We have to stop the funding of terrorism. I decided, along with secretary of state Rex Tillerson, our great generals and military people, the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding, they have to end that funding and its extremist ideology,” Trump said.
“The UAE welcomes President Trump’s leadership in challenging Qatar’s troubling support for extremism. The next step is for Qatar to acknowledge these concerns and commit to reexamine its regional policies,” UAE Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba stated.
“This will provide the necessary basis for any discussions,” Al Otaiba added.
So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off. They said they would take a hard line on funding…
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2017
…extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 6, 2017