Naryshkin: Russia and Qatar can improve things in the middle East

Naryshkin: Russia and Qatar can improve things in the middle East


State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin at a meeting with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani expressed hope for the development of Russian-Qatari cooperation.

MOSCOW, 18 Jan. Cooperation between Russia and Qatar should help normalize the situation in the middle East, said state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin.

“We proceed from the fact that the Russian-Qatari political cooperation, cooperation is intended to facilitate the normalization of the prolonged, dangerous situation in this large and important region of the world – middle East, North Africa. And we expect that political consultations between the two countries should facilitate this process”, — Naryshkin said at a meeting with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

“I hope that your visit will be an important step in the development of bilateral relations in the development of the multifaceted dialogue between our two countries”, — said the speaker of the state Duma.