The Minister of foreign Affairs of Qatar explained to the country’s isolation success
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman bin Jasem al-Thani, explained the country’s international isolation by the fact that she is a successful and progressive, Reuters reports.
Al-Thani also said that Doha is not going to compromise and change its foreign policy to resolve the crisis in international relations caused by the rupture of diplomatic relations with ten countries.
“We were isolated because we are successful and progressive. Qatar — a platform for peace, not terrorism,” said Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman bin Jasem al Thani reporters in Doha. He also added that this diplomatic conflict threatens the stability of the entire region.
With Qatar severed diplomatic relations with ten countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Maldives, Mauritania, Libya, Comoros, Yemen, and United Arab Emirates. Qatar was accused of supporting extremism and sponsoring a banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”, and also that Doha, in their opinion, does not support the decision of the allies to intensify the isolation of Iran.
According to al Thani, the list of demands for the restoration of cooperation with other countries he still did not show. The foreign Minister of Qatar also stressed that Doha is considered the only possible way to resolve the crisis in international relations country diplomatic way.
The Financial Times reported, citing anonymous representatives of the Qatari government that $1 billion was transferred to “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) as a ransom for family members of the Emir, whom terrorists kidnapped during a trip to southern Iraq.
In addition, according to The Wall Street Journal, the leading Arab countries already working on a list of requirements for Qatar. According to interlocutors of the edition, one of the requirements for the steps aimed at significant reduction of broadcasting of the TV channel “al Jazeera”. In addition, writes the WSJ, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt and its allies are seeking assurances that the government of Qatar to stop the financing of extremist groups in the middle East and break relations with the political leadership of “Muslim brotherhood” (organization, recognized in Russia is prohibited).