Doha Crisis:Qatari Foreign minister calls accusations against Qatar baseless
June 11, Moscow: Qatar's foreign minister met has the Russian Foreign minsiter in Moscow, on ties between Qatar and some of its neighbors topping the agenda.
According to the local media, both ministers have agreed the crisis should remain an internal issue.Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said he explained what he called "an underpinning" to the recent crisis in the Arab world and Doha's "views on the issue" to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in an exclusive interview with RT Arabic on Saturday.
He also stateed thatthe information campaign to demonize Qatar started all of a sudden and claimed that all accusations against Doha have so far been "groundless, improvised" and lacking specifics.
"If there are clear claims, they would have better been discussed at the table. Before taking any measures, Qatar should have been given a chance to answer to accusations," he said.
Lavrov also stated his opinion, with it being that the conflict should stay within the scope of the GCC [Gulf Cooperation Council].
The Oslo Times International News Network