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Qatar: Neither Iran nor US want war, says Doha’s top diplomat *PARTNER CONTENT*

Qatar, Doha
June 04, 2019 at 14:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said that a war between Iran and the USA is unlikely to happen, speaking in an exclusive interview with RT in Doha on June 1.

“Nowadays we don’t see any of the sides wanting to start a war, neither Iran, nor the US,” he said.

"The Americans carry a special policy which they have made clear. This is a maximum pressure policy," the minister added.

Al-Thani also discussed the possibility of Qatar acquiring Russia's S-400 missile air defence system.

“This is a matter of technical assessment, and not a political decision. The political decision will be taken as soon as the technical requirements will be met,” the diplomat emphasised.

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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said that a war between Iran and the USA is unlikely to happen, speaking in an exclusive interview with RT in Doha on June 1.

“Nowadays we don’t see any of the sides wanting to start a war, neither Iran, nor the US,” he said.

"The Americans carry a special policy which they have made clear. This is a maximum pressure policy," the minister added.

Al-Thani also discussed the possibility of Qatar acquiring Russia's S-400 missile air defence system.

“This is a matter of technical assessment, and not a political decision. The political decision will be taken as soon as the technical requirements will be met,” the diplomat emphasised.

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