Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al Arriya, Friday, April 11, 2014, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Wealthy Gulf Arab states have reached a "vague" compromise to thaw tensions over the Muslim Brotherhood with Qatar, which has yet to prove its good intentions, analysts say.Thursday's deal between the six Gulf Cooperation Council foreign ministers did not, however, mention the return of Saudi, Emirati and Bahraini ambassadors withdrawn from Doha in an unprecedented move on March 5 . Qatar is accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, but Saudi Arabia and other Gulf monarchies have long been hostile to the Islamist movement.Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain had publicly accused Qatar of meddling in their internal affairs, a charge Doha dismissed.Abdullah said Qatar had already implemented part of the deal by asking several Emirati and Saudi Muslim Brotherhood opposition figures in Doha to leave and would soon expel more foreign Islamists.
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