NewsTop News

Russia: deployment of Qatari troops in Syria contradicts international law

SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áRussia strongly opposes the deployment of Qatari military in Syrian territory.

“Moscow categorically opposes the deployment of Qatari military in Syria and sees it as a flagrant violation of the UN charter and international law,” said Russian legislator Igor Morozov on Wednesday (April 25th).

The Russian MP’s comment is a reaction to the remarks of Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Joubeir who asked Qatar to pay for the US military presence in Syria.

“Doha will have to send its troops to Syria before it loses Washington’s support. If Washington withdraws its military base from Qatar, the Doha regime will fall in less than a week, “said Adel al-Joubeir.

US President Donald Trump previously said the Arab countries should send their troops to Syria to replace the US military.