Trump to host Qatar emir at White House
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  • 20:44 07 June 2019

Trump to host Qatar emir at White House

U.S. President Donald Trump will host Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the White House next month, the executive mansion announced Fridayç ONA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

The July 9 meeting will allow Trump and al-Thani to "build on the longstanding partnership between the United States and Qatar and further strengthen our already substantial economic and security ties," spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement.

The leaders are expected to address regional developments, security cooperation and counterterrorism, she added.

The bilateral meeting will be the first between the leaders since Trump hosted al-Thani at the White House in April 2018.

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