Readout of Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt, Dina Powell and Tim Lenderking Meeting with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar

On August 22, 2017, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy Dina Powell and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs Tim Lenderking met with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar and his senior advisors to discuss advancing President Trump’s goal of a genuine and lasting peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians.  The parties discussed the importance to the peace effort of countering terrorists and extremists, and improving the humanitarian situation in Gaza. The two sides affirmed the close relationship between the United States and Qatar and committed to strengthening the relationship and close cooperation.