Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

HE Qatari FM : Qatar Chooses Not To Remain on the Fringe of History  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 11/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) HE Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah has underscored that Qatar has chosen not to remain on the fringe of history, and thus decided to play a significant role in world affairs , communicate with the other countries and mediate to setttle disputes and work to halt fierce conflicts and care for refugees.



HE Al Attiyah , now visiting Paris , has termed Qatari -French relations as close , strategic and long-term relation



This came in his keynote address before a session he held on Monday at Paris Institute of Political Studies, in the presence of a number of government officials and the Institute teaching staff and the institute graduate



He also said that the due concern and attention Qatar enjoys in France should be seen in the context of mutual gratitude , shared values and similar outlook to life , stressing that Qatar's investment in France stems from the full confidence in the French economy and the French people



In this regard, HE the foreign minister said that more than 100 French companies operating in Qatar in addition to more than 4,000 French citizens consider Doha as their home ,saying French exports to Qatar worth nearly 1.5 billion



On withdrawal of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain of their ambassadors from Qatar , HE the minister made clear that the State of Qatar is pursuing an independent foreign policy free from any external influence and it did not follow the "Axes Mentality " prevailing in the Middle East ,he said: " Our principles and values have not changed over time and Qatar is to take its decisions and follow a path of its own" He noted that "The independence of Qatar's foreign policy is simply non-negotiable and therefore , I strongly believe that the recent statements made by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have no relationship whatsoever with the internal security of the GCC countries , but they are related to clear differences in views on international issues" He further said; " We regret for these recent statements , however, and we have our own view and our own decisions ." HE Al Attiyah also stressed that the second basic principle of Qatar's foreign policy is its commitment to support the right of peoples to self-determination and aspirations for justice , freedom, and in this context , everyone should understand Qatar's support to the emerging democracies that followed the Arab Spring

 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 May 5 2015 - VOL 1 - Companies need to balance expectations of all stakeholders: Bharat WakluKNN India
(MENAFN - KNN India) Today's companies need to balance needs, expectations and aspirations of all stakeholders. They should also have a mechanism by which if there is a tie between the expectations ...

 May 5 2015 - UAE- Investment opportunities to be presented at Dubai's AHIC: EGOTH ChairmanDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels (EGOTH) will present three tourism investment opportunities at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), the ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- Tourism investors face obstacles in EgyptDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Tourism investment needs restructuring, and the Ministry of Tourism should have a vision for their future application, Elhamy Elzayat, Chairman of the Egyptian Tourism ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- ATM 2015 launched Monday with spotlight on family travelDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Arabian Travel Market (ATM), a leading regional industry showcase, welcomed over 2,700 exhibiting companies for the 22nd annual edition. YouGov revealed new data on MENA ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- Abraj Misr pumps EGP 2.5bn for 2 marina projects in Suez Gulf in H2 of 2015: ChairmanDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Abraj Misr Urban Development plans to pump EGP 2.5bn in a project for sea linking, in order to build two marinas on the east and west coast of the Gulf of Suez, according ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- Private Airlines expand aircraft numbers, launch new flightsDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Daily News Egypt interviewed President of the Egyptian Federation for Private Aviation and Chairman of Al-Masria Universal Airline, Hassan Aziz, to discuss the ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- Judicial officials suspected of antiquities smugglingDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) A new media gag has been ordered by Prosecutor-General Hisham Barakat, this time regarding a case that obtained wide media attention in the past two days, that includes ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- Legal case suing UK over Palestine begins in Egyptian courtsDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) A court case has begun in Egyptian courts to sue the UK for the Balfour Declaration and the subsequent suffering of the Palestinian people.On Monday, a South Cairo Court ...

 May 5 2015 - Egypt- 'Birthday' celebrations and trip to Pyramids: The Mubarak family under spotlightDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Deputy Head of the State Council Magdy Al-Agaty denied Wednesday earlier news that claimed "presidential benefits" were granted to the Mubarak family."No such case was ...

 May 5 2015 - Saudi to create more employment opportunities in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia is forecast to create further employment opportunities in spite of the decline in oil prices, according to a report issued by GulfTalent, Saudi Gazette reported.The report is ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help