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Russia, Qatar boost economic ties

Russia, Qatar boost economic ties

TEHRAN, Agu 30 (Press Shia) - Two of the world’s largest energy producers, Qatar and Russia vowed to increase trade ties at a time when Doha is facing an economic boycott from neighboring states.Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the commitment after a “lengthy” meeting in Doha with his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, and before that, the country’s...

Qatar ambassador to return to Tehran: FM

Qatar ambassador to return to Tehran: FM

TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi confirmed Qatari FM’s phone talk with Mr. Zarif on Wednesday night.Ghasemi confirmed on Thursday that Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani had a phone conversation with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressing readiness to return Doha’s ambassador to Tehran. “Iran...

Qatar holds joint drill with Turkey as regional boycott continues

Qatar holds joint drill with Turkey as regional boycott continues

MOSCOW, Aug. 08 (Press Shia) – Two months after neighboring nations launched a boycott against them for allegedly supporting terrorism, Qatar held joint military drills with Turkish soldiers in Doha on Monday.State-owned newspaper Al-Sharq reported that the exercises are designed to help Qatar’s military protect "vital economic, strategic and infrastructure facilities." As part...

Qatar high-ranking delegation to attend Rouhani’s inauguration

Qatar high-ranking delegation to attend Rouhani’s inauguration

TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – A high-ranking delegation from Qatar will take part in the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slated for August 5.The invitation letter sent from Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani was personally handed by senior MP Alaeddin Boroujerdi to Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in Doha on Monday. ...

Riyadh no longer a reliable political base for Arabs

Riyadh no longer a reliable political base for Arabs

TEHRAN, Jul. 07 (Press Shia Agency) – Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Saudi Arabia was no longer a solid and reliable political base for Arab countries.Amir-Abdollahian, Palestine Intifada Conference Secretary General, wrote in a Twitter message that “the four countries, who are siding Saudi Arabia against Qatar, are no longer a solid and...

S Arabia vows to keep boycott in place 'until Qatar changes policies'

S Arabia vows to keep boycott in place 'until Qatar changes policies'

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (Press Shia) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir announced Wednesday that Saudi Arabia and other countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar are set to keep the boycott in place until Doha changes its policies "for the better."A joint statement issued by foreign ministers of the Saudi-led bloc revealed that Qatar had rejected the demands previously sent...

FMs of 4 Arab countries to discuss Qatar issue in Cairo

FMs of 4 Arab countries to discuss Qatar issue in Cairo

MOSCOW, Jul. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that foreign ministers of Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will meet on Wednesday in Cairo to discuss the situation around Qatar. According to the official representative of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, the "meeting will be held as part of  the coordination of positions...

Kuwait urges Arab states to extend Qatar demands deadline

Kuwait urges Arab states to extend Qatar demands deadline

MOSCOW, Jul. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Four Arab states reportedly agreed to extend requirements deadline for Qatar for another 48 hours after Kuwait urged to do so.Kuwait urged Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt to extend the deadline given to Qatar for response to a list of demands for another 48 hours, local media reported on Sunday. ...

Qatar crisis means effective dissolution of PGCC

Qatar crisis means effective dissolution of PGCC

TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Saudi Arabia and its allies have issued a threatening 13-point ultimatum to Qatar as the price for lifting the trade and diplomatic sanctions on Doha.One of the most important preconditions set by Saudis is closure of Turkey’s military base on Qatar soil, a demand which was strongly rejected by Ankara. In order to shed more light on the issue, Payman...

How bizarre Saudi Arabia is behaving!

How bizarre Saudi Arabia is behaving!

TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – What did happen in the politics that in less than a day many Arab countries in a region including Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, who were once close allies to Qatar, cut their diplomatic ties and closed their air, land and sea to a country? I have been to Qatar three times; not for a trip as I was visiting my parents in their home, so I can say that I lived...