Times of Oman
Jun 25, 2017 Last Updated at 18:33 AST
Hope GCC crisis 'resolved soon': Oman's foreign minister
June 19, 2017 | 2:09 PM
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HE Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs. Photo: File
 
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Muscat: Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, has said he hopes the Qatar crisis will be over soon, responding to questions from journalists at an official event.

The foreign minister was attending the launch of a new e-Visa portal created by Royal Oman Police when he was asked about the GCC blockade.

He told reporters: "We hope that the issue is resolved soon."

Some GCC countries have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar and land, sea and air entry points have been closed down.

Airspace has also been denied the coutnry's national airline, Qatar Airways, which has said that most of its operations are carrying on as normal.


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