MOFA dismisses what has been reported by journalist Lotfi Nasr on the Minister of Foreign Affairs as saying as untrue
Referring to what has been published by Lotfi Nasr in Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper - issue of Monday, August 27, 2018 - under the title “My meeting with the citizens has a set of goals, not a single one", quoting the Prime Minister as saying to the citizens at his Majlis meeting yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirms that the allegedly linked comments to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa were totally untrue.
The ministry stresses that what the writer’s statements were abusive towards a highly esteemed and appreciated friendly country and that similar statements can never be issued by a Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Therefore, the ministry calls upon the editors of this newspaper to be precise and fully committed to professionalism in their reports, especially when it comes to similar statements and issues that could have a negative impact on the foreign policy of the Kingdom of Bahrain and its relations with friendly countries and peoples.
The newspaper is urged, then, to make sure it delivers correct information to the readership in order to preserve its credibility.