Lavrov discussed with his Iranian counterpart the situation with Qatar

Sergei Lavrov

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Astana discussed with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on the situation with Qatar. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

“Spoke about the promotion in the Syrian settlement and the impact on these processes and our collective efforts may have a story around Qatar,” — said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.

According to him, Moscow and Tehran are for, “that the crisis was resolved at the negotiating table”.

On 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.