Lavrov holds a meeting with the foreign Minister of Qatar

© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly in fotomancer of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. Archival photoLavrov holds a meeting with the foreign Minister of Qatar© RIA Novosti / Eugene to Novostinearly the image Bank

The Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets Minister of foreign Affairs of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdurrahman al Thani.

Al-Thani, arrived yesterday on a visit to Moscow amid the crisis in relations between Qatar and several countries of the region.

Previously, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE and Egypt have announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilize the situation in the middle East. Power Eastern Libya, Yemen and the Maldives, Mauritania, Comoros subsequently also announced the severance of relations with Qatar. To reduce the level of diplomatic relations with Doha said in Djibouti. Senegal recalled its Ambassador in Qatar.

The conflict between Qatar and its neighbors in the region occurred a week after the summit, the Gulf countries and the United States in Riyadh, when the Qatari news Agency has posted a speech on behalf of the Emir of the country in support of building relations with Iran. Later the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Qatar, said that the Agency website was hacked and a speech on behalf of Emir published by the hackers and has nothing to do with the Qatari leader.

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