Top UAE official admits GCC crisis was manufactured to take 2022 WC away from Qatar

Top UAE official admits GCC crisis was manufactured to take 2022 WC away from Qatar

QLNews
By QLNews

No one can hide the truth indefinitely, goes an old saying.

The same seems to have been proven true in the case of the illegal blockade of Qatar, which has now entered its fourth month.

A recent tweet by a top UAE official has confirmed what many suspected for a long time — that the Gulf crisis was manufactured to take the 2022 FIFA World Cup away from Qatar.

Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan, Head of General Security for the Emirate of Dubai tweeted on Sunday: “If the World Cup leaves Qatar, the crisis will go away ... because the crisis is created to break it.”

Observers have pointed out that this was the most explicit confirmation of the blockading countries’ hostile attitude towards Qatar’s ambitious efforts to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, reported Gulf Times.

The scam is a clear indication of the fact that the media from these countries continue to launch campaigns spreading fake news and false accusations aimed at 2022 FIFA World Cup, The Peninsula said, citing the tweet.

Earlier, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi had said that the World Cup was not under any threat.

Observers felt that Lt. Gen Khalfan’s remarks are an open confession that the siege nations fabricated the present crisis with a view to making things difficult for Qatar to organise the World Cup.

“The cat is now out of the bag,” a Doha-based observer said, adding “a person like Khalfan could not keep the secret for long and his words have now unmasked the hidden agenda of the siege nations.”

The Emirati official is known in the region for his outspoken tweets.

But after realising his tweet has come under massive attack for his candid confession, Khalfan returned to Twitter to write that his tweets were his ‘personal analysis.’

“My personal analysis of the financial pressure Doha faces in hosting the games had been misunderstood,” he explained.

When asked about Khalfan's comments, FIFA said : “We do not comment on speculation.”

By Aburadien• 12 Oct 2017 03:38
Aburadien

i cant buy it, this just an issue to drive people from the main issue.

By sldhingra• 10 Oct 2017 19:40
sldhingra

I knew this that neighbours countries are jealous with this FIFA 2022 in qatar..but now no body can stop FIFA 2022 in Qatar as all expats are with QATAR...We support Qatar and we love Qatar...I was a part of Doha Asian Games 2006 and I would be a part of FIFA 2022 to make it grand grand success and then Qatar will be known by all countries...SL Dhingra

By sldhingra• 10 Oct 2017 19:40
sldhingra

I knew this that neighbours countries are jealous with this FIFA 2022 in qatar..but now no body can stop FIFA 2022 in Qatar as all expats are with QATAR...We support Qatar and we love Qatar...I was a part of Doha Asian Games 2006 and I would be a part of FIFA 2022 to make it grand grand success and then Qatar will be known by all countries...SL Dhingra

By MIMH• 10 Oct 2017 15:10
MIMH

Why would someone so senior be that stupid to post such a thing. Something doesn't add up here.

By jamal-ahmed• 10 Oct 2017 13:30
jamal-ahmed

I had realized it from the beginning.

By sneakerhead• 10 Oct 2017 12:49
sneakerhead

Is this true? Because i have already read this from other sites but has been removed already.

By Britonie• 10 Oct 2017 11:17
Britonie

I respect him.

By sharmiclalu• 10 Oct 2017 09:38
sharmiclalu

Childish

By Senoy Mathew• 10 Oct 2017 09:33
Senoy Mathew

Nothing is gonena stop to conduct 2022 FIFA World Cup @ Qatar

By dingding• 10 Oct 2017 08:09
dingding

"JEALOUS" in other words

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