Amid Crisis and Scandal, Emir of Qatar to Meet Trump Tuesday

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Me and the President, we see eye-to-eye that this matter has to stop immediately. "I don't understand how a government that turns a blind eye to terrorism while simultaneously using its state-run media apparatus to undermine the president gets an Oval Office meeting". Qatar denies all those charges.

The two sides also affirmed their shared commitment to continued security cooperation, as the United States announced to sell Qatar Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS) for an estimated cost of 300 million USA dollars also on Monday.

Less than a year ago, Trump stood in the Rose Garden and chided the tiny gas-rich nation for historically funding terror at a "high level", as he broke with his secretary of state by siding against Qatar in its row with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other neighbors.

Final summer season, Trump took the aspect of Saudi Arabia and different Persian Gulf nations of their ongoing diplomatic disaster with Qatar. Over the months, the Trump administration has pushed for a resolution to the crisis, especially after an early effort to mediate a resolution lost momentum.

Sheikh Hamad Al Thani, added: "While in today's day and age, it might be easy to develop an app for smart phone users, the biggest challenge lies in maintaining the confidentiality and security of the information of those users".

Richard Goldberg, a former senior congressional official and current adviser to the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, told the Free Beacon that Trump must have a frank conversation with the Qatari emir or risk further inflaming regional tensions.

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The State Department has approved the sale of 5,000 Advance Precision Kill Weapon Systems to Qatar, including 5,000 high explosive warheads.


Broidy's legal representatives recently informed Qatar that they have uncovered forensic evidence tying the Qatari government to a massive hack on Broidy that led to a series of damaging stories in the USA press.

Trump went on to note Qatar's purchases of USA weaponry, saying they buy "a lot of equipment from us, a lot of military airplanes, missiles".

The economic boycott of Qatar reportedly went into effect a month after a meeting between the Qatari finance minister and Charles Kushner, the father of White House advisor Jared, in which he sought a cash infusion for Kushner Cos.' financially strapped 666 Fifth Ave. He says Trump's role "is very vital to end the crisis in the region".

Sheikh Tamim said his nation hosts more than 10,000 USA servicemen and women and work with Washington in countering terrorism.