Eritrea on Friday declined a
The African nation’s foreign ministry said in a written statement it "rejected" the demand to cut ties "with brother Doha".
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates,
Mauritania added its name to the list the following day, while Jordan downgraded its diplomatic relations with Doha.
Saudi Arabia also closed its land borders with Qatar, geographically isolating the tiny Gulf state.
Qatar strongly rejected accusations it supports terrorist groups and called for a diplomatic solution to growing tensions between Gulf states.