Biden Says He Plans To Designate Qatar As Major Non – NATO Ally

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said on Monday he plans to designate Qatar as a major non – NATO ally, granting a special status to a key ally in the Middle East.

Biden made the announcement as he met Qatar’s emir, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani, in the Oval Office. The emir told reporters that he would discuss regional security with Biden as well as push for equal rights for the Palestinian people.

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