Peskov commented on the diplomatic scandal around Qatar

Dmitry Peskov

Moscow will continue to develop constructive relations with countries of the Persian Gulf and hopes for the peaceful resolution of internal contradictions between them, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words to the correspondent “” on Monday, may 5th.

“We are really interested in maintaining these good relations and are interested in that still in the Persian Gulf was stable and peaceful atmosphere,” said Sands, commenting on initiated in several countries rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar.

Official Kremlin spokesman also stressed that Moscow does not interfere in the Affairs of other States. In addition, Peskov did not comment on the accusations of a number of Arab countries to Qatar of supporting terrorism.

Earlier on Monday, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and Libya announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar. The authorities of these countries accused Doha of supporting terrorism, including terrorist groups in Yemen, such as al-Qaeda and “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), as well as in destabilizing the internal situation in the Arab States. Later on the rupture of diplomatic relations with Doha, reported the Maldives.

The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov said that the incident did not affect relations between Moscow and Doha, but the message about the support of the Arab country of international terrorism will be carefully considered.