Iran sends first food cargo to Qatar
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 8
By Ilgar Emil – Trend:
Iran sent the first food cargo to Qatar, Iran’s Press TV reported June 8.
Iranian Homa Airlines’ Boeing 747 plane delivered the cargo.
Turkey also announced that it will provide Qatar with food. It is expected that a special delegation from Qatar will visit Turkey to discuss this issue soon.
Earlier, Arab media outlets reported that the foodstuff available in Qatar will suffice for four weeks and that Qatar started talks with Turkey and Iran for the supplies of drinking water and agricultural products.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East.
Later, the authorities of Libya, Yemen as well as the Maldives and Mauritius also announced about severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.