Putin tells Qatar's emir diplomacy important to end Arab dispute
Russia has stressed the importance of diplomacy to end dispute between Qatar and other Arab states.
Russian President Vladimir Putin conveyed this during a telephone call with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
According to Kremlin, both leaders also discussed cooperation between their countries in energy and investment.
Earlier, Putin spoke with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa by telephone about the Qatar dispute.a