Doha, March 25 (QNA) - A Foreign Ministry source expressed Sunday the State of Qatar's condemnation and rejection of a press statement made by the Ministry of Information of the Republic of Eritrea, which mentioned the State of Qatar as on of the military threats that the African horn region could face.
The source said that what was mentioned in the statement were completely false claims, especially that it contradicts with the State of Qatar's foreign policy principles that respect the sovereignty of other countries and promotes peaceful coexistence.
The source added that the State of Qatar was keen on the security and stability of the African horn region. The source also said that the historical bond between the peoples of Qatar and Eritrea were strong.
The source revealed that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled the Eritrean Ambassador in Doha to their headquarters and handed him a strongly-worded protest memo, which included the rejection and condemnation of the State of Qatar to the false information that contradict principles governing relations between countries.
It also called on the Eritrean government to issue a clarification regarding that statement.