Moscow is ready to consider Doha’s requests for weapons delivery, if such requests appear, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated on Monday during a joint press conference with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.
“Our military-technical cooperation with Qatar is regulated in a bilateral manner, 18 months ago we signed an intergovernmental agreement on military-technical cooperation,” the minister noted. “Today, we reaffirmed the need to follow this agreement.”
“When our Qatari partners send us requests for delivery of Russian military products, we will consider them,” Lavrov said.
Earlier on Monday, Al-Thani stated that Doha is holding negotiations with Moscow on the purchase of S-400 missile systems, however, the parties have not made a decision so far.