Director of Government Communication Office: Qatar, US to Strengthen Efforts for Combating Terrorism

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed today by the State of Qatar and the United States strengthens the existing strategic framework for combating terrorism, said HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al -Thani, Director of the Government Communication Office.

His Excellency added that this memorandum is based on the long history, close cooperation and partnership between the United States and the State of Qatar, noting that it is the first of its kind between the GCC countries and the United States.

HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al-Thani said that the memorandum of understanding includes the participation of all concerned parties between the two governments to ensure cooperation in the basic fields of combating terrorism such as security, intelligence and finance. “The State of Qatar considers that the memorandum of understanding should be a model for the GCC countries to develop such a framework with the United States of to unite efforts to combat terrorism. “, he said.

HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed Al-Thani expressed his hope to continue cooperation with our allies in the United States in the international efforts to defeat the ISIS (Daesh) .

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs