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Qatar’s PM Holds Crucial Talks with EU Special Representative at Munich Security Conference

Munich, February 16, 2024, The Europe Today: Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, engaged in significant discussions with the Special Representative of the European Union (EU) for the Gulf, HE Luigi Di Maio, during a meeting on Friday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.

The focal point of the meeting was the exploration of cooperation relations between the State of Qatar and the European Union, with a strategic emphasis on avenues for their enhancement and development. Both leaders exchanged views on various aspects of their partnership, aiming to strengthen ties and promote mutual interests.

Among the pressing matters discussed were the recent developments in the Gaza Strip and the occupied Palestinian territories. HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani and HE Luigi Di Maio prioritized the need for an immediate ceasefire in the region. Their deliberations also emphasized expediting the unimpeded entry of humanitarian assistance to all parts of the Strip, recognizing the urgency of addressing humanitarian concerns.

The meeting underscored the commitment of Qatar and the European Union to fostering diplomatic efforts and collaboration in resolving regional challenges. The leaders expressed shared concerns and viewpoints, reflecting a dedication to finding peaceful solutions and supporting the well-being of affected populations.

Additionally, the dialogue touched upon a range of topics of mutual interest, reinforcing the multifaceted nature of the Qatar-EU relationship. The Munich Security Conference provided a valuable platform for these high-level discussions, further affirming the importance of diplomatic engagement in addressing global issues and promoting stability in the Gulf region.