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List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

The AP says it received a copy of the list of 13 demands from one of the governments involved in the diplomatic standoff.— Sever all ties to “terrorist organizations”, specifically the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic State group, al-Qaida, and Lebanon’s Hezbollah.Qatar must shut down Al Jazeera and all affiliated channels.”It would be wiser that (Qatar) deal seriously with the demands and concerns of the neighbours or a divorce will take place”, he said.Qatar denies that it supports groups such as IS and al Qaeda, although it recognises that members of groups such as Hamas are present in its territory.Gargash argued that the “crisis is real” and is being ignited by the “confused” administration of Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.”Any call to close to down or curtail Al-Jazeera is nothing but an attempt to muzzle a voice of democracy in the region and suppress freedom of expression”, he said by phone.The list also commands Qatar to stop funding publications including Middle East Eye.”If there is such a demand, it will mean interference in bilateral ties” between Ankara and Doha, Isik said stressing that Turkey’s military presence in Qatar should be seen as a benefit for the whole Gulf since it is a value for “security of Qatar and the region”.Qatar is also supplied by Iran, which sends about 1,100 tonnes of fruit and vegetables each day by sea, Iran’s Fars news agency reports.The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic posts in Iran, kick out from Qatar any members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Iran that complies with USA sanctions.-Sever ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group outlawed by Egypt and some of the GCC countries.-Stop funding groups that are designated by the USA government as foreign terrorist organizations.However, officials have already previously said they will not extradite Qatari citizens to other countries for purported crimes. The United States, which seems like has taken up the sides of Saudi Arabia also holds its biggest military base in Qatar. “But more important, Qatar has been providing vital support to the opposition in Syria – which is battling against government forces allied with Iran“.- Pay reparations and compensation for loss of life and other, financial losses caused by Qatar’s policies in recent years. It was released more than two weeks after Saudi Arabia led a coordinated freeze by nine countries on diplomatic and trade relations with Qatar.Align with the political, economic and other policy directives established during the Gulf Cooperation Council.