The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson affirmed that the State of Qatar is an important strategic partner of the UK in the Middle East, in the fields of trade, defense, culture, and education.

In an exclusive statements to Qatar News Agency (QNA) from London, Johnson said that the ties between the two countries have deep roots and help provide security and prosperity for the peoples of the two countries, explaining that in light of these difficult times that the world is going through, there is a lot they can do together to deepen this partnership, from boosting investment to diversifying energy supplies and advancing green technology.