President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar. The President thanked the Emir for Qatar’s continued commitment to counter terrorist financing and extremism. The leaders discussed Iran’s increasingly reckless behavior in the region and the threat it poses to regional stability. The President and the Emir discussed the obstacles to restoring unity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The President thanked the Emir for his commitment to help restore GCC unity and emphasized that it is critical to end the Gulf dispute. The President and the Emir agreed on the importance of regional unity to address security threats and to ensure the prosperity of the people in the region.
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