Arab leaders have to find ways to heal wounds and put the Arab world in its rightful place, former prime minister and foreign minister of Qatar HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani has said.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Saturday called for dialogue based on mutual respect to solve the Gulf crisis.
A recently released book 'The GCC Setback of June' by well-known author Mohanna al-Hubail documents and analyses the various stages of the Gulf crisis, which started on June 5, 2017 when three GCC countries - Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain - alongside Egypt launched a sudden blockade against Qatar.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated on Saturday the 8th Doha Forum highlighting the importance of dialogue "in this difficult time" and "the inevitability of diversity".
The Gulf crisis that followed the siege of Qatar has in fact made the country stronger economically and politically, Argentinean Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie has said.
In one of the most forceful and passionate speeches made before the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani gave a vivid picture of the aspirations of Qatar for a peaceful and prosperous Middle East,
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said the political crisis facing the Gulf following the unjust siege on Qatar can only be solved by dialogue and requires statesmanship.
The State of Qatar reiterated its commitment to mediation to settle conflicts and disputes by peaceful means, affirming that its interest in mediation lies at the heart of the priority it attaches to the maintenance of peace and security.
Dr Mehran Kamrava says the blockade started on a personal level mainly by the rulers of the UAE and Saudi Arabia and Qatar handled it very well.
The recent decision of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to take provisional measures against the UAE, in a case related to discrimination against Qatari citizens, can be considered a recognition by the most prominent international judicial body of Qatar's strong legal case
The United States is trying to start a process that will lead to a permanent solution to the Gulf crisis, Ryan Gliha, outgoing chargé d'affaires at the US embassy in Qatar, has said.