Split the Arab world plays into the hands of terrorists, according to the foreign Ministry
VLADIVOSTOK, 8 Jun — RIA Novosti. The rift between the Arab countries of Qatar was not in time, as the bonuses from this are the terrorists, said on Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“This is not the first time that there are very complex and demonstrative steps to clarify the relationship. I think that it should be seen for what they are — country to sort things out. Another thing is that the time has been chosen complicated, given the terrorist activity of international extremist organizations”, — the diplomat said during a briefing, commenting on the conflict between Qatar and its neighbors.
“This is a very difficult time, and unfortunately, bonuses from discord between the two countries get in the first place international terrorists… these are all things that occur, it is not time it all happens, despite the fact that, of course, every sovereign state has the right to its independent foreign policy, bilateral relations, their building. There’s just the reality of the day, and they need consolidation, not separation,” — said the official representative of the foreign Ministry.
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.
The conflict between Qatar and its neighbors in the region occurred a week after the summit, the Gulf countries and the United States in Riyadh, when the Qatari news Agency has posted a speech on behalf of the Emir of the country in support of building relations with Iran. Later the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Qatar, said that the Agency website was hacked and a speech on behalf of the Emir were published by the hackers and has nothing to do with the Qatari leader.
However, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain considered this rebuttal unconvincing, and continue to insist that the words on the normalization of relations with Iran really belongs to the Emir. The UAE Minister of state for foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash called on Qatar to change its policy and not to repeat past mistakes, to restore relations with neighbors.