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UAE sees 'seeds of progress' on Gulf row, says envoy to U.S.

Dec 09, 2020 - Reuters UK

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to Washington said there were “seeds of progress” in resolving a long-running Gulf Arab row and a commitment to “tone things down” as the parties work for a solution to end the rift with neighbouring Qatar.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba’s comments on Tuesday to a U.S. think tank were more cautious than those of ally Saudi Arabia, whose foreign minister said last week that significant progress had been made and that a final a...