Trump: Qatari emir and I to discuss purchase of ‘beautiful military equipment’
President Donald Trump says that he and the Emir of Qatar will discuss the purchase of “lots of beautiful military equipment.”
Trump and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met Sunday morning in Riyadh in a bilateral meeting.
The president said the two nations had been “friends for a long time.” He added that “no one makes” military equipment like the United States and said a deal would create jobs for the US and security for Qatar.
The potion of the meeting open to reporters did not include any discussion of human rights in Qatar. The nation has come under scrutiny for the harsh conditions faced by workers building the venues for the 2022 World Cup.