The Constitution of the State of Qatar affirms the following foreign policy principles: preserving sovereignty and independence, defending the identity of the Arab and Islamic countries, respecting international covenants and conventions, consolidating international peace and security, defending public and private freedoms and human rights :
- "The state respects international treaties and conventions, and works to honor all international treaties and conventions to which it is a party"
Article 6, The Constitution of the State of Qatar
- "The foreign policy of the state of Qatar is based on the principle of enhancing international peace and security through encouraging the resolution of international conflicts by peaceful means, supporting the right of the peoples to self-determination, abstaining from interference in the internal affairs of other countries, and cooperating with all nations that seek peace".
Article 7, The Constitution of the State of Qatar