Qatar: Emir receives US security chiefs

Issue 1108 - 30 Jul 2020

Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks with US Central Command in the Middle East commander General Kenneth McKenzie at Al-Bahr Palace on 16 July, reviewing military and defence co-operation and what a comminqué said were efforts to improve security and stability in the region, while McKenzie thanked Qatar for hosting US forces at the Al-Udeid Air Base. A little over a week later, on 26 July, Tamim hosted another senior US military official, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Mark Milley, with a similar range of topics on the formal agenda.

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