Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Tag Cloud
Tags: Middle East
, Saudi Arabia
, Worthy News
(Worthy News) - Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday voiced his implicit support for a so-called “Arab NATO” that would include the small, oil-rich nation of Qatar, despite Doha’s ongoing diplomatic conflicts with Saudi Arabia and its Middle East allies.
“The U.S. supports an inclusive, strategic Mideast alliance … one that brings together all partners to address shared challenges,” the former four-star general said, standing alongside Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah at the Pentagon Tuesday.
“Washington remains committed to working by, with and through partners in the region to make this concept a reality, and to deter hostile actors,” Mr. Mattis added in prepared remarks to reporters, ahead of bilateral meetings with the Qatari defense chief. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]
Copyright 1999-2019 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.