Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Majed bin Mohammad Al Ansari said that HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani would head the delegation of the State of Qatar participating in the joint GCC-US strategic partnership meeting tomorrow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs weekly media briefing, Dr. Al Ansari added that the meeting of Their Excellencies Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the GCC States and HE Secretary of State of the United States of America Antony Blinken would discuss - at the headquarters of the GCC General Secretariat in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - several international issues, especially the developments in Palestine, Yemen, Sudan, as well as others.
He noted that the GCC-US meeting, which comes within the framework of the strategic partnership between the GCC states and the US, represents an opportunity to outline a common stance in the region regarding the relationship with the US and define the shape of the positive influence of the US in the region through its partnership with the GCC states.
Meanwhile, Al Ansari affirmed that HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani would head the second round of Qatar-France strategic dialogue with HE Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic Catherine Colonna on Thursday in Doha. He pointed out that the State of Qatar signed several documents during the first round of the Qatar-France strategic dialogue, including memoranda of understanding (MOUs) and letters of intention between a number of institutions in both countries, adding that strategic dialogues represent one of the most significant mechanisms for developing the bilateral relations between the two countries, and indicates the strength of these relations with the partners in the French Republic.
Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted the continuation of the Qatari airbridge since the start of the fighting in Sudan to provide medical, relief, and humanitarian assistance to those affected as the 10th flight took off today (June 6) to Port Sudan, carrying 37 tons of foodstuffs. The flight evacuated 164 persons, holders of Qatari residency, mostly from Sudanese nationality, bringing the total number of evacuees to 1,784 residents. He added that the total assistance reached 318 tons, stressing the continuation of the airbridge flights during the upcoming days.
The Official Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reviewed the ministry's efforts during the past few days and the interviews conducted by Qatari officials at home and abroad, which aim in their entirety to strengthen bilateral relations and discuss areas of cooperation in various fields and ways to enhance and develop them.
Source: Qatar News Agency