The Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani met Wednesday with Minister of Defense of the French Republic Jean-Yves Le Drian (photo) and the accompanying delegation on the occasion of their visit to the country.
Talks during the meeting covered aspects of mutual cooperation between the two countries and ways of enhancing them, as well as a number of regional and international issues of common concern, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Meanwhile, Qatar’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah met Wednesday with Commander of U.S. special operations forces Darsie Jones.
They discussed bilateral cooperation in the military field and the ways to enhance it. A number of ranking officials from the Qatari Armed forces attended the meeting.
Lastly, Qatar’s Chief of Staff Air Vice-Marshall Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim on Wednesday met Chief of the Defense Staff of the British Armed Forces, General Sir Nicholas Houghton.
During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on a set of issues of mutual interest.
A number of senior army officers attended the meeting along with the delegation accompanying the British Chief of Staff.