As Qatar and France near the Golden Jubilee of their diplomatic relations, the ongoing siege imposed by the quartet seems not to have any impact.
HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali has underlined the success of the Qatari media in defending its just case in the face of the lies of the siege countries' media outlets.
The unjust siege of Qatar, which is about to enter its second year, should be lifted immediately, as the fabricated crisis has serious consequences for the security and stability of the region, the United Nations Security Council has been told.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Monday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to end the violations resulting from the illegal siege and unilateral coercive measures taken by the siege countries against the Qatari people
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani reaffirmed that any dialogue with the siege countries will not be at the expense of Qatar's sovereignty, stressing the need to have basic principles, which are shielded by a clear mechanism, to settle conflict
There are signs of peace and a firm desire to end the unjust siege on Qatar, the French envoy for the Gulf countries, Bertrand Besancenot, has said.
A total of 15 members of parliament (MPs) signed yesterday a petition demanding UK Prime Minister Theresa May to strive for an immediate lifting of the siege against Qatar and encourage the countries blockading the country to respond to Kuwaiti mediation efforts aimed at resolving the crisis.
Supplies of essential medical equipment and medicines, including essential antivenom doses, are not reaching Qatar due to the Saudi-led blockade, a human rights organisation has said.
Qatar has made important achievements this year in the areas of security, world peace, competitiveness, combating the financing of terrorism and money laundering, to earn the confidence of international institutions and bodies.
Qatar Airways, which has triggered expansion plans following the illegal blockade on the country by four Arab nations, is hopeful of seeing its traffic volumes at pre-blockade levels by the end of the current financial year, said Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker.