Foreign Minister Meets Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs


Ankara / Information Office / July 14

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met Friday with HE The Republic of Turkey's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu.

They reviewed bilateral relations and the means to enhance them. They also reviewed a number of issues of joint interest. HE the Foreign Minister also discussed the latest developments of the GCC crisis with his Turkish counterpart, including all the illegal measures taken against the State of Qatar.

HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani expressed his appreciation to the Republic of Turkey's position which rejects the siege laid on the State of Qatar, stressing that Qatar believes in the importance of dialogue in resolving the crisis.

His Excellency said that communication with the State of Kuwait and the United States is ongoing with regards to finding ways to resolve the GCC crisis.

For his part, HE the Turkish minister stressed his country's position which rejects the siege laid on the State of Qatar. He expressed hope that the crisis is resolved in a context of mutual respects between all parties.

He stressed that the demands of the countries enforcing the siege must not violate Qatar's sovereignty. He added that the demands should also be in accordance to international law.