Qatari troops make surprise turn at exercises in Saudi Arabia

Issue 1058 - 27 Apr 2018 | 2 minute read

Qatari forces have surprisingly taken part in military exercises in Saudi Arabia, alongside the countries that have been ranged against Doha in the diplomatic and economic dispute that began last June. A Qatari armed forces delegation led by Brigadier General Khamis Mohammed Deblan took part of the Joint Gulf Shield 1 drill, held at Ras Al-Khair in Eastern Province from 21 March to 16 April.

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