The Qatari authorities are not ready to make concessions for the sake of improving relations with neighbors in the region. This was announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Emirate Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, his words are reports Reuters.
“We are not ready to give up, and never will be ready to sacrifice the independence of our foreign policy,” — said al-Thani. According to him, the authorities of the Emirate have never seen this level of hostility, even by military opponents. Al-Thani also said Qatar’s troops remain on the bases.
Monday, June 5, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar. They accused Doha of supporting terrorist organizations, including prohibited in Russia groups “Islamic state” and al-Qaeda, and destabilizing the political situation in these Arab States.
On the same day their decision was joined by Yemen, Libya, the Maldives and Mauritius. June 6, Jordan lowered the level of relations with Qatar and Mauritania announced their breakup. The day after this decision was joined by Comoros.