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Forum to focus on Qatar’s regional policies

Session to highlight Qatari threats against Bahrain throughout history

21:04 January 7, 2018

Dubai: Qatar’s role in developments that have impacted the Gulf region and the Arab world will be highlighted at a forum in Bahrain.

“The forum ‘Qatar as the Godfather of Chaos and Crises in the Middle East’, to be attended by more than 240 participants from different fields, sectors and countries, comes at a very important time, in terms of current regional developments and their impact on the region,” Shaikh Abdullah Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Centre for Strategic and International Studies and Energy (Derasat), said.

“We are certainly facing a real test to protect Arab national security and combat terrorism. Our message in this regard is clear: The security of the region is a red line and no one can be allowed to tamper with it.”

He attributed the decision to hold the one-day forum to the continued hostility and subversion from the Doha regime against the Gulf and Arab region, in pursuit of its expansionist projects and aim to undermine Arab national security and spread chaos by supporting and sponsoring terrorism.

“The title of the forum indicates the Qatari regime continues to create crises in the region and sponsor terrorism,” he said.

The first session will highlight Qatari threats against Bahrain throughout its history, Shaikh Abdullah added.

“These include usurping Bahraini land, supporting terror activities in Bahrain, naturalising certain Bahrainis, and using Qatari media to incite sedition in Bahrain,” he said.

“The second session will focus on examples of Qatar’s moves to topple legitimate political regimes ... to sabotage Arab security. There will be live testimonies on the implications.”

The third and final session will be dedicated to discussing the security of the Gulf and the future scenarios of Qatar’s hostile policies, he added.

The forum will issue a final communiqué containing its recommendations.