Tripartite talks aimed at resolving the Gulf rift through dialogue and diplomacy were held on Thursday between the representatives of Qatar, the US and Kuwait. The talks included Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Kuwait's State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Information Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah.
The meeting, which discussed the crisis amid Kuwaiti and international efforts to mediate a solution, was held in the attendence of the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.
The US chief diplomat, Tillerson, arrived in Doha earlier on Thursday bound from Kuwait, where he voiced support of Kuwait's mediation efforts on the affair.
In Kuwait, he met with Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Thursday's talks come after Tillerson met his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in Jeddah in a bid to defuse tensions between that Arab quartet and Qatar.