Amir discusses ways to strengthen ties with US officials, Congressmen
July 11 2019 11:34 PM
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with the Director of the Central Intelligence
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency of the US, Gina Haspel, at his residence in Washington, DC.

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*Qatar-US co-operation on political and military fronts praised

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met with senior US officials and members of the US Congress and held wide-ranging talks with them on Wednesday.
The Amir met with Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Gina Haspel and her accompanying delegation, at the Amir's residence in Washington. DC.
The meeting reviewed the strategic bilateral co-operation in security fields and the scope for expanding them. Haspel expressed her thanks to the Amir for the role Qatar plays in the field of counter-terrorism, and for its co-operation with the US in that regard.
Also, the meeting dealt with the latest regional and international developments, particularly the Afghan peace talks. She praised Qatar's patronage of the Intra-Afghan dialogue.
The meeting was attended by a number of members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir. 


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani holding talks with the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, at the US Congress headquarters in Washington, DC

His Highness the Amir met with Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, at the US Congress headquarters in Washington, DC.
The meeting reviewed the strategic bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them in different fields. The meeting also dealt with the latest regional and international developments.
A number of members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir attended the meeting.
His Highness the Amir met with Chairman of the Armed Services Committee of the US Senate Senator Jim Inhofe and members of the committee, Senators Jack Reed, Mike Rounds, Angus King, Rick Scott, David Perdue, Marsha Blackburn and Richard Blumenthal, at the headquarters of the US Congress in Washington, DC.
The meeting dealt with the strategic bilateral relations in the military, defence and security fields.


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani with the members of the Armed Services Committee of the US Senate at the headquarters of the US Congress in Washington, DC

Joint efforts in the fields of counter-terrorism and its financing were also discussed at the meeting. Members of the committee praised the role played by Qatar in that regard, expressing their thanks to the Amir for Qatar's expansion of Al Udeid air base, as well as the country's hosting of more American forces.
The meeting also covered the latest regional and international developments.
His Highness the Amir met with Chair of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Senator James Risch and Vice-Chair Senator Bob Menendez. Members of the committee Senators Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham, Rob Portman, Marco Rubio, Ben Cardin, Jeanne Shaheen, Tom Udall, John Isakson, Ron Johnson, Tim Kaine, John Barrasso, Jeff Merkley, Todd Young, Edward Markey attended the meeting at the headquarters of the US Congress in Washington, DC.
The meeting dealt with strategic bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them in different fields.
Members of the committee praised the strength of co-operation between the two countries, especially on the political and military fronts. They also praised Qatar's expansion of Al Udeid Air Base and hosting of more American forces.
His Highness the Amir met with Chairman of the US House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Adam Schiff and a numbers at the headquarters of the US Congress in Washington DC.
The meeting reviewed the strategic bilateral ties, particularly in the security fields, in addition to the scope for enhancing them.
His Highness the Amir met with Chairman of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel, Vice-Chair of the Committee Joe Wilson, Chairman of the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism Subcommittee Ted Deutch, Vice-Chair of the subcommittee Michael McCaul, Steve Shabot and Brad Sherman at the headquarters of the US Congress in Washington, DC.
The meeting dealt with the strategic bilateral relations and co-operation, and the scope for expanding them in different fields in light of the agreements signed by the two countries. The two sides also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues.
All the meetings were attended by a number of members of the official delegation accompanying the Amir.



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