Qatar appears to pressing on with its campaign against the four Arab countries boycotting it, this time through public relations.
Gulf observers believe this is a new course exploited by Qatar to escape Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt’s pressures demanding it to stop supporting and financing terrorism, hosting on-the-run terrorists, and spreading hate and incitement.
Observers say the campaign is noticable through its ambassadors’ press statements, which involves Qatar adopting an "arrogant stance and shifting responsibility onto the boycotting countries."
Qatari Ambassador in Moldova, Mohammed Ali al-Maliki, issued a press statement at the capital, Chisinau, denying any responsibility for his country's deteriorating relations with the boycotting countries.
Additionally, in an attempt to gain support from the Eastern European republic, he hinted that Qatar is seeking closer bilateral relations with Moldovia. The state is also looking into pursuing huge investments there, especially in the agricultural field, he added.
A similar press statement was issued by the Qatari ambassador in Spain, Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari, who referred to the boycott as an unjust blockade. He continued saying that the circumstances will not prevent Qatar from developing its ties with the world.
Al Kuwari also used the money card to gain allies or new friends through luring them into the idea of Qatari investments in the agricultural field in the Spanish territory of Extremadura.