Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has met with US Army Chief Mark Milli. They had a meeting in Doha on Sunday.
A statement from the office of Amir of Qatar confirmed the meeting.
Mark Milli is the current chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff.
A statement from Amir of Qatar’s office said the meeting focused on the strategic cooperation of the two countries in the defense, military and security sectors.
He also talked about regional security and stability in the Middle East.
Note that the largest US military base in the Middle East is in Qatar. About 13,000 US troops are stationed at the country’s Al Udaid airport. The US has used the base as a central command for US operations against IS in Iraq and Syria.