Gulf states back Qatar in row with Egypt over Libya

 Gulf Arab states voiced support for Qatar Thursday in its row with Egypt, which accused Doha of supporting "terrorism" during discussions about Cairo`s air strikes on jihadist targets in Libya.

AFP| Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Riyadh: Gulf Arab states voiced support for Qatar Thursday in its row with Egypt, which accused Doha of supporting "terrorism" during discussions about Cairo`s air strikes on jihadist targets in Libya.

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary general Abdullatif al-Zayani "rejects accusations by Egypt`s permanent envoy at the Arab League that Qatar supports terrorism," a statement said.

Qatar has recalled its ambassador to Egypt over the spat.