Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani denied that the commander of the Iranian Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, met during a visit to Iraq to discuss the fate of kidnapped nationals. “The other side has not given us the time and the opportunity to defend ourselves,” Al-Thani said in an interview with Russia Today.
“The American authorities have always praised Qatar’s efforts in the fight against terrorism,” pointing out that “Qatar Will not accept the tutelage of anyone. ” “We want a positive relationship with Iran because it is a neighboring country,” he said, adding that “I did not meet Qasim Soleimani in Iraq.” Al-Thani pointed out that “the GCC countries have been the center of stability in the region, and the measures taken against Qatar would disrupt this center.
” The newspaper “Okaz” Saudi Arabia spoke on (25 May 2017), a secret meeting gathered Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani, commander of the Quds Force in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Qasim Soleimani in Baghdad, noting that the meeting carried “shocking surprises.”