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A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on July 12, 2017 shows Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (R) meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Jeddah. (AFP)
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on July 12, 2017 shows Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (R) meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Jeddah. (AFP)
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ended four days of shuttle diplomacy  in the Persian Gulf region on Thursday. He tried to ease tensions between a Saudi-led group of countries and Qatar, but the feuding sides seem unwilling to budge from their positions.