The countries of Qatar and France affirmed the necessity of resolving disputes through quiet diplomacy, combating everything that threatens peace and stability in the region and the world, rejecting extremism, combating terrorism, and standing against all forms of racist and exclusionary discourse in the world.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Muhammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, said during a press conference, Thursday, accompanied by the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs in France, Jean-Yves Le Drian, that they exchanged views on common issues in the region, especially developments in resolving the Gulf crisis, developments in Lebanon, Libya and several Other countries in the region. according to the Qatar Foreign Ministry.
Al-Thani stressed the need to address the root causes of terrorism and extremism, which he attributed to social and economic reasons, pointing out that an objective view of violent extremism issues shows that this phenomenon is not related to or linked to any religion or race, stressing that the Islamic religion and the Prophet of Islam are not symbols of extremism.
For his part, “Le Drian” described the Doha talks as “frank, friendly and intimate,” stressing that these meetings allow the two friendly countries to coordinate in various fields.
It is worth noting that the visit of the French Foreign Minister, “Jean-Yves Le Drian,” to the State of Qatar is the 20th to discuss bilateral relations and ways to develop bilateral relations between Doha and Paris.