Qatari emir tells Rouhani he’ll ‘personally observe’ developing ties with Iran

Iranian President Rouhani received a call from Qatari Emir Tamim Al Thani, according to Mehr news agency. (AFP)

In a telephone call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Qatari Emir said he reiterated that relations between Doha and Tehran were “developing on daily basis”.

According to Iranian Mehr news agency, Rohani said he denied Tehran supports the Houthi militias in Yemen with weapons experts and missiles – despite ample evidence from the United Nations and Washington proving otherwise – and that "the crisis in Yemen has no military solution".

For his part, Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said that that the Qataris are “determined to strengthen the bilateral relations in all fields” while saying that he would “personally observing the process of developing relations between the two countries”.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57