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Qatar 'to stop granting citizenship to GCC nationals'

Dubai, August 18, 2014

Qatar has promised to stop granting citizenship to nationals of other GCC countries, an unidentified Gulf diplomat was quoted as saying.

The country has also pledged not to host extremist groups and movements as part of an agreement with fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries, the diplomat was quoted as saying in London-based Al Sharq Al Awsat newspaper.

Qatar has taken positive steps in the last few days to contain its differences with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain, the diplomat was quoted as saying in the report.

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