Doha / Information Office / March 13
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani held Sunday a phone call with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.
During the call, they reviewed the latest developments in the crisis between Russia and Ukraine.
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs reiterated the State of Qatar's call on all parties to exercise restraint and resolve the dispute through constructive dialogue and diplomatic methods and to settle international disputes by peaceful means, and not to take steps that would lead to further escalation.
His Excellency stressed the need to ensure the safety of civilians and consider this a top priority.
His Excellency also affirmed Qatar's position and keenness on the United Nations Charter and the well-established principles of international law, including obligations under the Charter to settle international disputes by peaceful means, refrain from the threat or use of force, and adhere to sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of states.