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Qatari Minister Slams Iran Sanctions, Stated UAE Foreign Policy Unstable

Qatar’s foreign minister has expressed a host of accusations over his Gulf equivalents’ domestic activities, citing the UAE and Saudi Arabia in particular. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani told to CNBC, “We cannot charge one country on the undermining of the region immediately since the situation which we are going through is the outcome of a progression of policies of various countries.” He stated this on the grounds that if Riyadh was to blame for expanded instability in the Middle East.

The minister further stated, “We are differing with Saudi Arabia presently when they are boycotting Qatar, their constant wars on Yemen without any motives and the way they abducted the Lebanese prime minister.” But he did not restrict his disapproval to Saudi Arabia, which in 2017 lead diplomatic and an economic barrier against Qatar over allegations that Doha backs terrorism, which the Qataris refute. He added, “We also disagree with the Emiratis’ strategy when they supported atrocious regimes, a destabilization in Somalia, military rebellion in Libya, and the division of Yemen. And it is just these rules that are destabilizing. Under the shelter of a more violent Saudi Arabia, the UAE has been dynamic in numerous Middle Eastern and African conflicts, frequently following its own schedule independent of its American and Saudi allies.

On a similar note, lately, QP (Qatar Petroleum) was in news as it is set to spend $20 Billion in the major expansion in the U.S. QP is planning to invest minimum $20 Billion in the U.S. in the upcoming few years, its chief administrative told to Reuters, subsequent to the Gulf Arab state unpredictably quitting the OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) this month. Saad Sherida al-Kaabi—President and CEO of QP—said the company aimed to declare foreign associates for new LNG trains required for a determined domestic expansion amid the next year, but was putting open the odds of going it alone.