Moscow / Information Office / June 10
Qatar's Minister of Foreign Affair HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has reaffirmed Qatar's commitment to the approach of dialogue in resolving differences with some neighboring countries, and said the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is the most appropriate framework for resolving differences in the region.
During his official talks with his Russian counterpart HE Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Saturday, HE the Foreign Minister said that his visit to Moscow was aimed at informing the Russian Federation of the illegal measures taken against the State of Qatar and thanked the Russian institutions that offered their assistance during the crisis.
HE the Foreign Minister referred to the friendly relations between the State of Qatar and the Russian Federation. He said that Russia plays an important role on the international arena . He expressed hope that the joint cooperation between the two countries would continue in various fields.
For his part, HE the Russian Foreign Minister expressed his country's concern about the crisis of severing relations with Qatar and asserted Russia's support for resolving the crisis through dialogue . He stressed Russia's non-interference in the affairs of other countries and said: "We can not be satisfied with the current situation and deteriorating relations between neighbors.
Lavrov said his country was convinced that terrorism was the main threat to the Gulf countries and stressed the need to focus efforts to tackle terrorism.