Qatar mediation shifts to U.S.

|By:, SA News Editor

Efforts to end a two-week-old crisis in the Persian Gulf has shifted to the U.S., with Rex Tillerson canceling a trip to Mexico to try to end a Saudi-led coalition's isolation of Qatar.

"The Secretary of State will continue his efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region through in-person meetings and phone conversations with Gulf and regional leaders," according to the State Department.

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