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.
Qatar does not intend to escalate the crisis with United Arab Emirates, but it is important for the country to resort to legal means to redress the harm inflicted on its citizens because of the procedures taken by the UAE
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday issued an order granting Qatar's request for provisional measures against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a case relating to the UAE's unlawful and discriminatory treatment of Qatari citizens.
Qatar has called on the Human Rights Council and the international community to exert pressure on the siege countries to end the coercive measures imposed on the State of Qatar and its citizens a year ago