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Qatari Joint Special Forces and Internal Security Force (ISF) Will Conduct Joint Crisis Response Exercise with U.S. Forces

DOHA, Qatar – The Government of Qatar is hosting an annual crisis response exercise conducted by U.S. Central Command on March 21-27, 2019 in order to strengthen our enduring relationship and improve interoperability. Approximately 400 Qatari Joint Special Forces and ISF and 200 U.S. military personnel will participate in exercise Invincible Sentry 2019 at military ...
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Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Dr. Khalid Al Attiyah

Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan’s Meeting With Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Dr. Khalid Al Attiyah Acting Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Charles E. Summers Jr. provided the following readout: Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan met with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Dr. Khalid Al ...
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Readout of Meeting Between Administration Officials and Qatari Officials

Yesterday, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt,and United States Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met in Qatar with Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. Building on previous conversations, they discussed increasing cooperation between the United States ...
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Press Releases: Statement on Move To Indict Turkish Civil Society Leaders

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC February 23, 2019 The United States is gravely concerned by reports that prosecutors in Turkey moved to indict 16 civil society, media, and business leaders. Exercising the right to freedom of expression should not result in an aggravated life sentence. The ability to exercise the rights to freedom ...
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Media Note: Middle East Strategic Alliance Political and Security Pillar Consultations

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE February 21, 2019 Middle East Strategic Alliance Political and Security Pillar Consultations The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance today in Washington.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi ...
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