Sand: the problems of the Persian Gulf should be solved by diplomatic means


RIA Novosti

Russia stands for establishing good relations with all the countries of the Persian Gulf, there arise problems need to be solved through political and diplomatic means, said on Tuesday the press-Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“The Russian side is interested, as already mentioned by our President in building good relations with all the countries of the Persian Gulf and in maintaining peace and stability in the Persian Gulf, the settlement of all issues through political and diplomatic means. Including now, when this is required by the common task of combating international terrorism,” — said Peskov told reporters, answering a question about Russia’s position on the situation with Qatar.

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt June 5, announced the severance 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 stated in Djibouti, Senegal recalled its Ambassador in Qatar.