MANAMA, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said Friday the Muslim Brotherhood not only posed a threat to his country but also affected the stability of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
"Bahrain will deal with any threat from the Muslim Brotherhood, " which has presence in many countries across the world, "in the same way it deals with any other potential threat to its security and stability," he was quoted by the Bahrain News Agency as saying.
"Whatever poses a threat to the security and stability of brotherly Saudi Arabia and the UAE affects directly those of Bahrain, and vice versa, and whoever holds hostility towards them is undoubtedly our enemy," he added.
Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar, a main Gulf supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, due to Doha's assistance to " those who pose threats to the security and stability of the Gulf Cooperation Council states."
Saudi Arabia and Egypt have listed the Muslim Brotherhood from which ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi hailed as a terrorist organization.