Saturday, 17 April 2021 07:25 GMT

Qatar, US sign bilateral military agreement


(MENAFN - The Peninsula) trong> Doha  - The State of Qatar and the United States of America signed a military agreement within the executive arrangement framework between the ministries of defense of both countries. The agreement pertains to marine activities and port calls to the State of Qatar.

The agreement was signed on behalf of the State of Qatar by HE Commander of the Amiri Naval Forces Nautical Major General Abdullah Hassan Al Sulaiti, and for the US by HE Commander of US Naval Forces Central Command in the Middle East Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo, in the presence of HE Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Lieutenant-General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen Al Ghanem.

The signing ceremony was also attended by the President of the International Military Cooperation Authority Brigadier General Abdulaziz Saleh Al Sulaiti, and Charge d'Affairs of the United States Embassy in Qatar Greta C. Holtz, and a number of officers in the armed forces.

On the sidelines of the signing ceremony, HE Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Lieutenant-General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen Al Ghanem met with HE Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command in the Middle East Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo.

During the meeting, they reviewed the military cooperation relations between the two countries and ways to enhance them.

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