US Ambassador to Qatar suddenly resigns
Tuesday, 13 June 2017

US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Smith abruptly resigned without explanation, according to a Twitter message on Tuesday.

Smith offered no other details about her decision to resign from the post.

The resignation comes amid a dispute in which neighboring nations of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have severed diplomatic ties and imposed a naval blockade on Qatar over charges that Qatar supports terrorist organizations such as Hamas.


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