Bahrain threatens Qatar with new sanctions

Bahrain. Archive photoBahrain threatens Qatar with new sanctions

The Ambassador of Bahrain in the Russian Federation Ahmad al-Saati said that the Gulf countries have threatened Qatar with new sanctions in case of its failure to meet their demands to end support for terrorism.

«If Qatar will now continue to change the subject and drive the global powers — in Washington, Moscow, the European Union, to continue the same policy and by the position of these countries in commercial and military deals, we have other cards to protect their rights, and we’re not going to just look at it. If the state continues to move in the same direction and will not renounce its policy, we have other solutions to meet Qatar and stop the terrorists… legislative, political and diplomatic measures,» said al-Saati in an interview with RIA Novosti.

However, he pointed out that the Gulf States gave Doha time to fix bugs, not willing to let this situation negatively affected the cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf includes six Arab monarchies, including Qatar.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt on 5 June severed diplomatic relations with Doha and stopped with Qatar every message, accusing him of supporting terrorism and interference in their internal Affairs. Later on the rupture of diplomatic relations also said the Maldives, Mauritius, Mauritania. Jordan and Djibouti have reduced the level of its diplomatic missions in Qatar. Senegal, Niger and Chad announced the withdrawal of ambassadors.