US, Qatar sign MOU on combating terror financing

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson holds a press conference with his Qatari counterpart in Doha. (Al Arabiya)

The United States and Qatar signed an agreement on combatting terrorism and its financing during a visit to Doha by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his senior adviser R.C. Hammond told reporters.

“Qatar and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two counties outlining future efforts Qatar can take to fortify its fight against terrorism and actively address terrorism funding issues,” he said.

“This is a hopeful step forward,” Hammond added.

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