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Qatar praises US diplomatic efforts in Russia-Ukraine tensions-Doha news

Qatar and US diplomats said they would discuss progress in Afghanistan and the restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Tani Awarding the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Washington’s diplomatic efforts amid recent Russian and Ukrainian tensions.

“Of course, the situation in Ukraine keeps you busy and we commend all the diplomatic negotiations you are taking,” said Sheikh Mohammed on Friday before meeting in Germany by the Munich Security Council. Said.

Secretary of State Blinken later said the meeting was “productive” and renewed gratitude for the strategic relationship between Qatar and the United States.

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“We discussed the crisis caused by Moscow and the urgent need for Russia to ease tensions, and thanked Qatar for its continued support for Afghanistan.” Blinken tweeted..

The agenda of their meeting also included progress on the restoration of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).No further statements have been made on this issue, but the report suggests. transaction There is an imminent gap between the United States and Iran.

The Munich Security Council is a three-day high-profile event attended by stakeholders such as US Vice President Kamala Harris, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdrahian, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Participants will discuss common concerns during the conference, including the restoration of the 2015 nuclear agreement, rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and climate change.

Russia-Ukraine tension

German media Russia’s representative was absent at the event as tensions between Moscow and Kiev increased.

Prior to the Munich Security Council, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock was a member of the Group of Seven (G7). “Serious dialogue” With Russia.

The block consists of the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy.

Earlier, Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine accused rival troops of targeting Petrifuske village.

“What’s happening in Donbas has a lot to do with the news and is potentially very dangerous,” said a Kremlin spokesman. Dmitry Peskov Said.

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said his country “is monitoring the division of 129,000 Russian troops.” And when the Navy and aviation components are combined, this figure reaches 149,000, “said Ukrainian officials.

Russia and Ukraine have accused the weekend ceasefire breach, claiming that the latter recorded 60 breaches within 24 hours of Friday.

NATO Chief Jason Stoltenberg Europe has warned that it has witnessed the largest military buildup since the Cold War.

“There is no doubt that we now have the greatest concentration of military force since the end of the Cold War in Europe,” he told German broadcaster ZDF.


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