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Foreign Secretary statement on Gulf tensions

Boris Johnson calls on Gulf states to discuss ‘measured and realistic’ demands to deescalate tensions

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:

The current tensions in the Gulf must be allayed for the sake of regional stability. Gulf unity can only be restored when all countries involved are willing to discuss demands that are measured and realistic. The UK calls upon the Gulf states to find a way of de-escalating the situation and lifting the current embargo and restrictions, which are having a real impact on the everyday lives of people in the region.

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