The Union of the Comoros has announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar. The corresponding statement was sent to the Embassy of the Emirate, located in the capital of Comoros is Moroni.
About it writes on Wednesday, June 7, network edition El Balad News.
Recall that on Monday, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya’s interim government, the Maldives and Mauritius announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the Emirate of supporting terrorism, extremist ideology hostile policy and intervention in the Affairs of Arab States.
On the eve of the eight countries have joined Mauritania, which also officially announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar.
These countries also reported the cessation of Maritime and air navigation with Qatar, the freezing of Bank operations, the expulsion of the Qatari diplomats and citizens.
Qatar, for its part, called such actions unjustified, and baseless. On the eve Minister of foreign Affairs of the Emirate Mohammed bin Abdel Rahman al Thani said that Qatari authorities are open to dialogue, seeking to overcome the crisis and to sit down at the negotiating table, stressing that «progressive and modern» country I believe in diplomacy and peace in the middle East. He claimed that his country is struggling with the problem of financing of international terrorism and protect the world from potential terrorists.
NEWSru.com recalls that the rupture of diplomatic relations with Qatar was preceded by the scandalous episode: may 24, the news Agency of Qatar has published the speech of the Emir of the country, Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, in which he expressed support for Iran and Hamas. This message caused outrage in Saudi Arabia and other countries. However later the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Qatar explained that the Agency site was hacked , but didn’t believe him.
Later the TV channel CNN, citing official sources reported that American intelligence services believe the Russian hackers involved in hacking the servers of Qatari agencies and publishing fake reports on behalf of the Emir of the country.