Foreign Minister Meets US Counterpart

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met here today with HE US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson .

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and means of enhancing them.

HE the Foreign Minister briefed the American side on the current Gulf crisis and the illegal measures taken against the State of Qatar by the siege countries.

HE the Minister expressed his support for the statement of the US State Department, which stressed the importance of resolving the differences in a realistic and feasible framework.

HE the Minister welcomed the US role which seeks to resolve differences between the parties, reiterating Qatar’s commitment to combating and financing terrorism.

For his part, HE the US Secretary of State expressed the importance of reaching a satisfactory solution as soon as possible and expressed his readiness to provide support to achieve this in accordance with the recognized. principles and international conventions .

HE the US Secretary of State praised the initiative of HH the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah,and his efforts to end the crisis.

The State of Qatar looks forward to further cooperation with the sisterly State of Kuwait and the United States of America to strengthen efforts to achieve progress in resolving the crisis.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs