Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Holds Telephone Call with Iranian Foreign Minister

Doha – H.E Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, today made a phone call to H.E Dr. Muhammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

During the call, they discussed bilateral cooperation relations and issues of common concern.

 

H.E the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed during the call the State of Qatar’s  strong condemnation of the bombing that took place in Tehran and the assassination of the scientist, Mohsen Fakhri zadeh, head of the Research and Innovation Organization at the Iranian Ministry of Defense, in an armed attack, considering it a clear violation of human rights.

 

H.E expressed the State of Qatar’s condolences to the government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran, stressing that such steps will only contribute to pouring more fuel to the fire at a time when the region and the international community are looking for ways to reduce tensions and return to the table of dialogue and diplomacy.

 

H.E the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs called for restraint and finding fundamental solutions for the outstanding issues.

 

For his part, H.E Dr. Muhammad Jawad Zarif valued the stance of the government and people of the State of Qatar, stressing the strength of the relations between the two countries.

 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar