Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Discuss Cooperation

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, met today with HE Minister for Foreign Affairs of Romania Teodor Melescanu, during his visit to Romania.

During the meeting, bilateral relations were reviewed, ways of supporting and developing them, as well as matters of mutual interest.

In a joint press conference with the Romanian Foreign Minister, HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said Qatar viewed Romania as a booming economy and a growing country. “We have great confidence that there will be results and benefits for the two countries,” His Excellency said.

His Excellency said that during their meeting, the two sides discussed means of enhancing bilateral relations and boosting cooperation between the two countries, especially in the field of investment and trade, as well as the importance of cooperation in international organizations and the continuous coordination and communication between the two countries.

His Excellency added that both sides discussed cooperation in various fields and sectors such as energy, the projects of the World Cup to be hosted by Qatar in 2022, as well as cooperation in the field of education and culture.

His Excellency stressed that the meetings will continue between the two sides to consider mutual opportunities.

His Excellency reiterated the position of the State of Qatar calling for resolving the Gulf crisis through constructive and unconditional dialogue.

His Excellency stressed the condemnation of the State of Qatar for the targeting of ships, and considered it harmful to the security of the region and energy security not only in the Gulf region, but all over the world.

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs pointed out that the position of the State of Qatar is consistent in that crises must be resolved by constructive dialogue.

His Excellency added that Iran is a neighboring country of the Gulf region, although there are political differences between Iran and some Gulf countries, these differences must be considered constructively calling for dialogue and negotiations to end such differences.

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed the need for peaceful coexistence between the Gulf states and Iran, adding that the change of geography is not in the hands of any country, and that the neighborhood with Iran is geographically close.

His Excellency urged the international community to resolve the differences and escalation between the United States and Iran through dialogue in order to avoid the impact of the crisis on the Gulf region and its security.

His Excellency stressed the need to find a just solution in the Middle East, which is fair to the Palestinian people, based on the two states and the resolutions of international legitimacy, and stressed that the State of Qatar supports all efforts in this direction to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs