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Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism
June 9, 2017 / 7:10 PM / 5 months ago

Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday called on Qatar to stop funding of groups that commit terrorism, saying the Gulf nation had historically done so “at a very high level.”

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on regulatory relief at the Department of Transportation in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

“No civilized nation can tolerate this violence or allow this wicked ideology to spread on its shores,” Trump told reporters at the White House, where he was holding a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis.

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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