UN Praises Qatar Charity, Its Projects with OCHA

The United Nations(UN) said it is bound only by the list of sanctions adopted by the organs of the United Nations and the Security Council.

This came in UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric response to a question about the list, made by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain, of so the called “terrorist organizations and entities” featuring the name of Qatar Charity.

Dujarric said that the UN has signed significant work with Qatar Charity in Yemen , Iraq and Syria and said that they are coordinating the aid work together.

The spokesman said that In principle, the UN relies solely on the list of sanctions adopted by the UN Security Council, and the UN is not obliged to take into account any lists other than that.”

Emphasizing that the UN Office of Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Office (OCHA) has developed strong co-operation and partnership with Qatar Charity over the years, Dujarric said that this cooperation is based on a common human principle, not a political one.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs