Doha, February 15 (QNA) - HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani underlined that the working visit of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to Paris reflects the strength of the strategic relations between the State of Qatar and the French Republic, and the special importance HH the Amir attaches to developing the relations with the friendly French Republic.
In statements to Qatar News Agency (QNA), HE the Ambassador noted continuous development and steady growth in the relations between Qatar and France, prompted by the exchange of visits between the two countries, the latest of which was the visit paid by HE President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron to Qatar on Dec. 18, 2022 to attend the final of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. That visit emphasized the close bilateral relations and the consensus on various issues.
HE the Ambassador pointed to the strong Qatari-French friendship at the highest levels, and the firm partnership between the two friendly countries in all areas of cooperation of joint interest.
He indicated that these relations have strengthened further after the great success of the security cooperation between Qatar and France in securing the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which opens future prospects for cooperation between the two countries in many areas.
HE the Ambassador said that the talks between HH the Amir and HE the French President affirm the determination of both countries to promote the strategic relations, and refer to the joint accomplishments and rapid development in the bilateral relations in all fields. With new opportunities ahead for the bilateral relations, the two sides are ready to exert joint efforts to upgrade the partnership to a new level.
Concluding his statements to QNA, HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the French Republic Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani said these strategic relations have been further cemented after the cooperation agreements and the memoranda of understanding signed between the two countries, most importantly the strategic dialogue agreement between the two countries, which contribute to consolidating the great convergence of views on many Arab, regional and international issues. These agreements were the fruit of the efforts made by the leaders of the two countries to achieve greater rapprochement in order to reach a strategic partnership worthy of the status of the two friendly countries. (QNA)
15 February 2023
Qatar's Ambassador to QNA: HH the Amir's Visit to France Reflects Strength of Strategic Relations
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