Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford's Meeting with Qatari Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim

WASHINGTON--Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Patrick S. Ryder provided the following readout:               

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., met with Qatari Armed Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim, April 2 at the Pentagon. 

The two leaders discussed the bi-lateral relationship, especially the recent U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue and current security environment throughout the Middle East. They agreed to work together, seeking opportunities to address issues of mutual concern. 

The alliance between the United States and Qatar is a crucial element to peace and security in the Middle East region.


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