Qatar has declared its readiness to sit down at the negotiating table with the Arab countries
The foreign Minister of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdurrahman al-Thani expressed the readiness of Qatar to resolve the crisis of diplomatic relations with the countries of the Persian Gulf. The Minister told reporters in Washington, reports Reuters.
“Doha is ready to discuss with the Arab countries, “reasonable measures” to put an end to the regional crisis,” the Minister said.
The foreign Minister stressed that during his stay in Washington, he held talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and discussed “the prospects of a political resolution to the conflict.” Tillerson, according to the Minister, called the demands of the Arab countries to Qatar “hard feasible”.
According to the channel Al Jazeera, Muhammad bin Abdurrahman al-Thani also said at a meeting with journalists that Qatar “has a good performance in the fight against terrorism.” According to him, the USA can confirm that Qatar “does not support” terrorist and extremist groups.
According to Reuters, Qatar plans in connection with the blockade of the Persian Gulf to file a complaint with the WTO against Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt.
In mid-June, ten countries — Yemen, Libya, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE, Saudi Arabia and other 4 countries broke off diplomatic relations with Qatar. They accused him of supporting extremists, including ISIS.
22 Jun Qatar won the Arab States a list of demands for the restoration of diplomatic relations. As has found out Agency Associated Press, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain demanded from Qatar to sever diplomatic relations with Iran, to expel all members of the elite special forces of the Iranian army (revolutionary guards), close to the Turkish military base. Qatar’s foreign Ministry called the demands “unrealistic.”