Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Meets President of French Friendship Group with the Gulf Countries

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has met with President of the French Senate friendship group with the Gulf countries Jean-Marie Bockel.

The meeting discussed the worrisome developments in the Gulf region recently. The two sides exchanged views on the irresponsible policies of some countries and their repercussions on the regional security of the Gulf region in particular, and other regional files in the Middle East in general.

The meeting also discussed the position of the State of Qatar towards regional and international issues of mutual concern, especially those related to Libya, Syria and combating terrorism.

Jean-Marie Bockel praised the distinct relations between France and Qatar, stressing the keenness of the French Government and Parliament on enhancing the relations for the benefit of the two countries and friendly people.

On the other hand, the Qatari-French Friendship Group hosted a working breakfast in honor of HE Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.

Talks during the event covered the two countries’ efforts to enhance the historic relations in various fields, especially in political consultations, economic cooperation and defense, in addition to the position of the State of Qatar towards regional and international issues of common concern.

Source: MINISTRY OF FOREGIN AFFAIRS