Qatar intends to settle differences with other countries through dialogue
CAIRO, June 6. /Offset. TASS Alexander Elistratov/. Qatar intends to settle differences with other countries, which led to a diplomatic crisis through dialogue. About it in interview to TV channel Al Jazeera said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Emirate Mohammed bin Abdel Rahman al Thani.
“The strategic choice of the state of Qatar — resolving any disagreements through dialogue,” — said the Minister.
According to him, “are trying to impose Qatar custody of other States.” “These attempts by Qatar rejects in the strongest terms,” added the Minister. He also noted that the severance of diplomatic relations of some Arab countries with Qatar “will not have an impact on daily life in Qatar”.
The diplomat also said that the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has postponed his televised address to the head of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah was able to fully utilize its mediation mission during a visit to the capital of Saudi Arabia. According to the Minister, the head of Qatar “has postponed his speech to provide an opportunity for the Emir of Kuwait to effectively use his visit to Saudi Arabia” to settle the situation around Qatar.
Last night the Emir of Kuwait called on the head of Qatar’s efforts to overcome diplomatic crisis between Doha and individual Arab States. Sheikh Sabah also pointed out the need “to provide the opportunity for efforts to ease tensions in relations between the two brotherly countries.” Later it was announced that the Kuwaiti Emir on Tuesday is visiting Saudi Arabia, where he will meet with the leadership of the Kingdom to discuss the situation around Qatar.
On Monday, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and then Yemen, Libya’s interim government, the Republic of Maldives and Republic of Mauritius announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar over the Emirate’s support of terrorism and extremist ideology, its hostile policy and intervention in the Affairs of Arab States. A number of countries announced the adoption of a series of other measures, including the cessation of Maritime and air links with Qatar, expel its diplomats and citizens. The government of Qatar expressed regret about this and called the decision of foreign partners to be unfounded.