DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar said on Wednesday it chose to restore its envoy to Tehran, over 20 months after he was reviewed in challenge over the scouring of Saudi Arabia’s missions in Iran by demonstrators furious at Riyadh’s execution of a Shi’ite Muslim priest.
The Qatari choice comes in the midst of a line amongst Doha and kindred Gulf Cooperation Council individuals Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, which together with Egypt blame Qatar for supporting fear based oppression, a charge it denies.
“Qatar declared that its represetative to Tehran will come back to continue his strategic obligations,” the Qatari outside service’s data office said in an announcement in Arabic on its site. It added that Doha needed to fortify ties in all fields with the Islamic republic.
The data office likewise said that Qatari Foreign Minister Sheik Mohammed container Abdulrahman al-Thani talked about “reciprocal relations and methods for boosting and creating them” in a phone call with his Iranian partner Javad Zarif.
Qatar reviewed its minister to Tehran in January a year ago after Saudi Arabia cut ties with the Islamic republic, blaming it for neglecting to secure its international safe haven in Tehran and office in Mashahd against demonstrators who had stripped them.
The demonstrators were challenging Saudi Arabia’s execution of a noticeable Shi’ite Muslim minister indicted on fear mongering charges.
The Qatari outside service did not state when the represetative will come back to Tehran.
Iran has enabled Qatar’s national transporter to utilize its airspace and sent crisp nourishment supplies to Doha after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt disjoined ties and cut transport and exchange ties with Doha in June.
In the debate with Qatar, the four nations have additionally blamed Doha for cozying up to curve enemy Iran, a charge it denies, saying other Gulf nations had much hotter ties with Tehran.