Qatar paid 1 billion billion international terrorists and Iranian officials to release members of the Royal family and dozens of other people. This writes 112.ua with reference to Financial Times.
In April this year, Doha has sent funds to release the 26 members of the Royal family, who were captured during the hunting in southern Iraq, and another 50 people who had been held by jihadists in Syria.
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According to the newspaper, the government of Qatar in total paid about 1 billion billion to a terrorist group associated with “al-Qaeda” (the terrorist group banned in Russia), as well as the security services of Iran.
This transaction, adds the newspaper, raised questions from neighbors of Qatar on the country’s role in the region affected by conflicts and confrontations.
We will remind, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE on Monday morning announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Qatar, expulsion of diplomats and ordinary citizens, the termination of transport communication with the country. They were followed by other countries.
The reasons are called “exacerbation of the situation with security and stability,” actions aimed at “support of terrorism, including terrorist groups in Yemen, such as al-Qaeda and “Islamic state”. In turn, Doha, called the decision a violation of the sovereignty of Qatar and stated that it has no legal grounds.