Qatar's Emir and Erdogan discuss Gulf crisis

Qatar's Emir and Erdogan discuss Gulf crisis

Qatar and Turkey have discussed the Gulf crisis and efforts being exerted to defuse the dispute between Doha and a group of Saudi-led Arab states through dialogue and diplomatic means.

This came during a meeting between Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thaniand and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Doha on Monday, Al Jazeera reports.

The two sides praised Kuwait's mediation to end the row. Erdogan is on a Gulf tour that took him to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

The two leaders also discussed Qatar-Turkey joint efforts in the fight against "terrorism and extremism", according to Qatar's state news agency.