Washington also welcomed the opportunity to hold consultations with Doha on the eve of the World Cup, which will be held in 2026 in North America.
During the next round of bilateral strategic dialogue, the United States and Qatar discussed security issues at the World Cup, which will be held next year in the state located on the Arabian Peninsula. This is stated in the joint final statement of the two countries published on Saturday by the Department of State.
“In connection with Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup among men’s national teams, the United States and Qatar have committed to expanding close interagency cooperation to ensure the safe and successful holding of the tournament. The parties discussed issues of cybersecurity, training of law enforcement officers, public relations, human rights, and carbon neutrality in the framework of the World Cup,” the document says. Washington also welcomed the opportunity to hold consultations with Doha on the eve of the World Cup, which will be held in 2026 in North America.
The sides discussed “regional and global issues, as well as the promotion of bilateral cooperation in the field of health, humanitarian assistance, international development, labor and human rights, security, climate change, trade and investment, culture and education.” “The United States and Qatar remain deeply concerned about the situation in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, will continue to work together to improve humanitarian and economic conditions for all and discussed the importance of resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the principle of two-State coexistence,” the statement said.