Deputy foreign Minister and Ambassador of Qatar discussed the development of relations between the countries

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Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov and Qatari Ambassador to Moscow Fahd al Attiyah, discussed on Thursday the development of relations between the two countries and the situation in Yemen, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

«In the course of their conversation they discussed some topical issues of further development of multifaceted Russian-Qatari cooperation, including maintaining regular political dialogue,» — said the Russian foreign Ministry.

The Russian foreign Ministry noted that the meeting also touched upon the settlement of the situation in Yemen and the Persian Gulf.

On Wednesday, the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE began operation of the «Golden victory» for the expulsion of Houthi of the strategic port of Hodeidah on the Red sea, despite warnings from the UN of a possible humanitarian disaster in the case of the bombing of the city, which is the only point of delivery of humanitarian aid in Northern Yemen.

In Yemen in 2014, the ongoing armed conflict in which one side involved Houthi rebels from the Shiite movement «Ansar Allah» on the other — government troops and militia loyal to President Abd rabbu Mansour Hadi. Power from the air and on the ground, supported by the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia.

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