Turkey’s Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful
26 June 2017 | 6:00 am
President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf emirate's sovereignty.
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