Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani rejecting the Mecca talks said, Qatar has reservations on the Gulf summits, OIC, because some of the terms are contrary to Doha’s foreign policy and that they were not consulted.
He said, we hoped the Mecca summits would lay the groundwork for dialogue to reduce tensions with Iran.
Saudi Arabia hosted three summits on mounting regional tensions with Iran and warned that terrorist attacks in the Gulf region could imperil global energy supplies.
The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt accuse Qatar of supporting Islamist movements and Iran.
Qatar is under Saudi-led economic embargo including bans on direct air, land and sea travel.
Tehran has strongly denied Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) involvement in recent attacks on four tankers and Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, and drone strikes on oil pumping stations in the kingdom.
Doha has looked to Tehran to ease its economic isolation and re-routing its flights over the Islamic republic.