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Qatari FM meets IRGC commander to discuss Yemen

Sun, Dec. 3, 2017
CAIRO – 3 December 2017: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani is expected to meet, during the upcoming week, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Mohammad Ali Jafari in the Persian Capital of Tehran, said informed sources.


The sources said that the Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani will discuss the Yemeni situation with the Iranian Military Commander Jafari, in efforts to contain the growing crisis in the troubled Yemen, as an internal military conflict broke out between the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels and their- recent “Ally turned opponent” Ali Abdullah Saleh, the toppled Yemeni President.


Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bemoaned on Saturday the turmoil sweeping the Middle East, on the sideline of Rome’s third edition of the Mediterranean Dialogue Forum for 2017, highlighting the boycott Sustained by four Arab States against Qatar, accusing the Emirate of financing terrorism in the region.


Clashes between Saleh’s supporters and the Houthi rebels broke out four days ago in the Yemeni Capital of Sanaa, endangering the coalition standing between them against the Saudi-led military coalition, seeking to restore the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.


Qatar has before stepped into a military conflict in 2007 between the Houthi rebels and the then President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a step was followed by a peace treaty between the warring parts signed in Doha on February 1, 2008.
 
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