Kremlin: Isolation of Qatar cannot interfere with fight against terrorism


June 6, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The Kremlin hopes that the diplomatic scandal around Qatar will not affect the fight against international terrorism.

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“Russia is an active participant in the overall process of the fight against international terrorism, so we hope that this situation will not affect the overall attitude and commitment of key players in the fight against terrorism”, – informed the press-secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

At the same time, he reminded that the tragic events in London, demonstrate “relevance, urgency and lack of alternatives” of this struggle.

Earlier, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates announced that a break in diplomatic relations with Qatar, as it is ‘suspected of supporting terrorist organizations.

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