Qatar was among Saudi allies who followed suit to limit ties with Iran after it severed relations with Tehran in January 2016.
"After the setup of the Gulf Cooperation Council in 1981 with the declared aim to coordinate foreign policies of six member states, which, in fact, was the coordination of their policies regarding Iraq's war against Iran, Qatar and Oman tried to maintain moderate relations with Tehran", he said.
Doha has been receiving fresh food supplies from the Iran, which has also allowed Qatar's national carrier to use its airspace.
Saudi Arabia topped the three blockading Gulf countries with total number of violations 2,045 out of total 3,446 complaints received by the NHRC so far, which makes the 60 percent of total human rights violations committed.
The ministry called on Qatar to "cease all action which could affect its security" as well as that of countries in the region in order to "safeguard the peace and stability". The decision to return the ambassador, announced early Thursday, comes amid a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and other Arab nations.
The Saudi-led bloc later on released a list of demands, including reducing ties with Iran, that Qatar should fulfil prior to any normalization of relations.
In Washington, State Department spokesman Heather Nauert told reporters Thursday that the USA remains "very deeply concerned with the status of the dispute" between Qatar and the Arab quartet. On Wednesday, the Central African nation of Chad announced that it would close its embassy in Doha, accusing Qatar of trying to destabilize it from neighboring Libya. Qatar long has denied funding extremists.
The emirate had decided "to close the Embassy of the Republic of Chad in Doha and to give diplomats and embassy staff 72 hours to leave the country", said Qatari Foreign Minister Ahmed bin Saeed al-Rumaihi, Daily Sabah reported. However, Qatar adamantly let the compliance deadline pass.
Mediation attempts led by countries such as Kuwait and the USA have so far failed to make headway toward settling the crisis.
"We would like to develop this industry and bring this technology to Qatar".
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told local media the visits would take place after this year's hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, which is due to start at the beginning of September.