“Al-Dzhazira” has refused to change Realpolitik, despite the Qatari crisis
MOSCOW, 8 Feb — RIA Novosti. Acting Director General of the TV company “al-Jazeera” . Souag said that the channel would not change their editorial policy, despite the diplomatic crisis between the Arab countries and Qatar, reports Reuters.
Previously broadcasting from Doha satellite TV channel “al-Dzhazira” has been blocked in the UAE, the Jordanian authorities closed the office of the channel in Amman. Saudi Arabia demanded that Qatar immediately change the policy and the change of administration, “al-Jazeera” that the broadcast did not go against the interests of the Gulf countries and the Arab world.
“Editorial policy “al-Jazeera” will remain the same, regardless of what happens in this regard”, — said the Agency Swag.
The head of the TV company described the channel as an independent and professional, noting that “al-Jazeera” does not interfere in the Affairs of Gulf countries.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt on Monday announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilize the situation in the middle East. Power Eastern Libya, Yemen and the Maldives, Mauritania, Comoros subsequently also announced the severance of relations with Qatar. To reduce the level of diplomatic relations with Doha said in Djibouti. Senegal recalled its Ambassador in Qatar.