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UK’s relationship with Qatar ‘going from strength to strength’

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is holding talks with the Emir of Qatar in Downing Street.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to 10 Downing Street (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to 10 Downing Street (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

By Helen William, PA

The UK’s relationship with Qatar is going from “strength to strength,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.

He was speaking as he welcomed the Emir of Qatar to Downing Street for bilateral talks.

Mr Johnson said: “The whole of this capital city is landmarked with symbols of that relationship, I am proud to say.”

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani said he was “excited” to attend the meeting, which he hoped would bolster the “very strong relationship” which exists between the two nations.

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Mr Johnson is hosting bilateral talks in Downing Street (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

The talks touched on strengthening strategic relations and bilateral co-operation in various fields of partnership.

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