Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: FM

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Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday.

The foreign minister said daily life and projects in Qatar will not be affected, stressing that Qatar designed its programmes and took such steps in order to independently achieve its vision regardless of any political pressures.

He said no proof of any wrongdoing "has been presented to Qatar yet".

Sheikh Mohammed said there are "inaccurate statements" regarding the closure of airspace and land and marine siege, adding that the only measure that might affect movement is the closure of borders but maritime and air paths are global paths to provide daily life needs and life will go on normally.

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A top Emirati diplomat said Wednesday "there's nothing to negotiate" with Qatar over a growing diplomatic dispute about the energy-rich nation's alleged funding of terror groups, signaling Arab countries trying to isolate it won't back down. Instead, he said Qatar had a history of internal regime change, implying the UAE would welcome the removal of the emir.

"We don't see a military solution as an option" to the crisis, he added. "It is Turkey that is militarising the position". Qatar says the charges are baseless.

They accuse Qatar of supporting armed groups and their regional rival, Iran. This will require a tremendous verification system.

"We are an independent country with sovereignty", he told AFP, rejecting tutelage from other states.

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Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani would visit Moscow on Saturday amid a diplomatic row among Gulf states, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported Thursday.

"We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy", Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in Doha.

"We have been isolated because we are successful and progressive..." We are a platform for peace not terrorism. "This dispute is threatening the stability of the entire region", he added.

Ghobas said: "The idea that there is an Islamic solution to Middle East's social and economic problems is not something we are persuaded of".

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