Several UN resolutions call on member countries not to pay such ransoms or make political concessions to terrorist groups, he said.
The diplomat did not provide evidence or details, but said the press had spoken of it.
“We propose that the Security Council launch a comprehensive investigation into this incident and similar incidents,” Moustafa said.
Egypt, along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, have severed diplomatic relations with Doha, which they accuse of supporting extremists. JPV
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