Tillerson was to meet later with Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, who has sought to work resolve the standoff. "If Qatar wants to come back into the [Gulf Cooperation Council] pool, they know what they have to do", Jubeir said.
"Relations between Iran and Qatar have always been developing and strong", he added. Yellen: No more financial crises in our lifetimes Senate GOP delays ObamaCare repeal vote past recess MORE, (R. -Tenn.), meanwhile, on Monday said he meant to block future arms sales to all Gulf states involved in the dispute until there's a "better understanding" of how the Qatar crisis will be resolved.
"I expect that wisdom will prevail and that Qatar will be responsive", Al Jubeir told reporters at a media briefing Tuesday.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert recently questioned whether Qatar's alleged support for terrorist groups is the real reason for the embargoes.
Erdoğan came fully out in support of Qatar during a speech on Sunday, calling the demands laid out by the other gulf states for lifting the blockade a breach of global law.
Qatar will remain cut off from its neighbors unless it leaders meet the nonnegotiable demands of a Saudi Arabia-led coalition, according to a senior Saudi official. Doha said it was reviewing the list, but added it was not actionable.
Though the demands never made clear what would happen when Qatar refused, the United Arab Emirates has insisted that they will face "indefinite isolation" until they accept.
"US President Trump's recent giant military contracts which Gulf monarchies raise the risk of a new spiral in arms sales", said Gabriel.
On Friday, the broadcaster blasted those seeking to silence it: "We in the network believe that any call for closing down Al Jazeera is nothing but an attempt to silence the freedom of expression in the region and to suppress people's right to information".