Qatar signs a military co-operation agreement with NATO

Qatar signs a military co-operation agreement with NATO

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By QLNews

Qatar signed an agreement on co-operation in military and security issues with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday.

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg witnessed the signing of the agreement between the Government of Qatar, represented by the Qatari Armed Forces, and NATO, reported Gulf Times.

The agreement was signed by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller.

The NATO Secretary-General thanked HH the Emir for the role of Qatar and its efforts in the fight against terrorism and its cooperation with NATO in this area, especially through Al Udeid Air Base, reported Qatar Tribune

Commenting on the pact, HH The Emir said it was of strategic importance and it would foster world peace.

In a tweet, he said: “Qatar and NATO have laid the foundation of military co-operation. The agreement signed by the two sides today is one of strategic significance that will help better respond to peace and security challenges regionally and worldwide.”

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