Qatar warns against a war in the Persian Gulf


NUR-SULTAN (Sputnik) – Сtar hopes that escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf will not lead to a new military conflict, said the president of the Qatari Consultative Assembly (Parliament), Ahmad bin Abdullah Mahmoud.

"The State of Qatar expresses its deep concern over the escalation of tensions in the Gulf region; we do not want this to lead to a military conflict since the world is no longer able to endure a new confrontation in this region"said Al Mahmoud speaking at the session of presidents of parliaments of the Eurasian countries hosted by the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan.

In this context, the president of the Qatari Parliament called to show moderation and renounce any kind of military intervention. "

He pointed out that "any disagreement must be resolved through dialogue, respecting the principles of international law."
The situation in the Persian Gulf is red hot after September 14, several drones and missiles mocked the expensive Patriot US anti-aircraft systems and hit two oil plants in Saudi Arabia after flying hundreds of kilometers undetected.
The attack reduced the daily production of Saudi Aramco by 5.7 million barrels, estimated at about 9.8 million barrels, and caused an unprecedented rise in oil since the Gulf War (1990-1991), but later Prices fell to the news that Saudi Arabia would not take long to recover the volume.

The Houthis of the Yemeni movement Ansar Allah, against whom the Arab coalition fights with Saudi Arabia at the head, said it was their fighters who attacked the Saudi companies with drones.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there are no indications that the attacks have been launched from Yemen and charged them to Iran.

The Arab coalition also assumes that Tehran is involved in that operation, but Iran refutes these accusations.

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