Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani says on Saturday in a conference in Rome demands by four Arab States was made to be rejected, adding the explanation of that their ultimate goal is not to tackle the terrorism but to stop his county’s sovereignty.However, he says to the press in Rome that Doha is ready to discuss about the grievances raised by few Arab countries anytime.
The conference was about the deadlines for 13 demands attached by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt on the accusation of that Qatar supports terrorism, Qatar denies the claim.
“This list of demands is made to be rejected. It’s not meant to be accepted or … to be negotiated,” Sheikh Mohammed said. With “the proper conditions” Qatar ready for further dialogue.
The demands include cutting ties with terrorist groups, closing an international News Network Aljazeera, downgrading relationship with Iran and closure of a Turkish airbase in Qatar.Arab states have said the demands are not negotiable and warned that further unspecified measures will follow if Qatar does not comply.
“Regarding the demands and our position, we have been from the beginning very clear on this. We are not going to accept anything that infringes on our sovereignty or anything that is imposed on Qatar,” Sheikh Muhammad said.