Saudi threatens military action against Qatar

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In a letter addressed to President Emmanuel Macron of France, Saudi King Salman expressed his “profound concern” with talks under way between Moscow and Doha for the sale of the advanced anti-aircraft weapon system.

The Saudi monarch, who asked that France increase its pressure on Qatar, said he was worried about the consequences of Doha’s acquisition of the mobile surface-to-air missile system which he said threatened Saudi security interests.

In view of this Saudi Arabia has threatened military action against Qatar if it acquires the Russian-made S-400 aerial defence system, French daily Le Monde reported.

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