Dhahi Khalfan says Qatar favors Iran, Muslim Brotherhood over Arab countries
Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chief of Police and Public Security in Dubai, criticized the recent Qatari statements in which Qatar announced its stance from the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran.
He described the statements as a political disaster in which Qatar sidetracked itself from the recent Arab and Islamic stances, which were taken during the Riyadh summits that considered Iran and the MB as terrorist organizations.
In a statement on his official Twitter account, Khalfan said that “Qatar favoring the MB and Iran over Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain is a serious political crisis.”
He added: “We concluded the summits in Riyadh, thanking God for uniting Arab, Islamic and international stances and the 3 summits were successful. However, we were surprised today to hear that Qatar’s stance has changed; we believe that is neither a suitable timing, nor suitable excuses or good statements. We ask Allah to guide Qatar.”
Khalfan asked also about “the reasons behind the American base in Qatar to protect it from the neighboring countries?” “The people of Qatar are dear to neighboring countries,” he said, “is Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain wrong and Qatar is right?”
He added: “Instead of asking these countries to review their policy, you brothers, should review your policy. Saudi Arabia has convinced the Western, Arab and Islamic worlds that its stance was right, but Qatar is still refusing to be convinced. Why is that?”