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Speaker of the Advisory Council Meets delegation of Qatari-European Friendship Group

22 April 2018



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HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud met Sunday with the delegation of the Qatari-European Friendship Group in the European parliament led by HE Head of the Group Ramona Manescu.

During the meeting they discussed the development of parliamentary relations between the Advisory Council and the European Parliament, and they reviewed a number of issues of common interest.

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council briefed the delegation on what the State of Qatar is witnessing in terms of economic growth and the development in various fields, as well as the developments in the legislative and legal fields. He also briefed them on the role and functions of the Advisory Council, as well as the efforts of the State of Qatar to combat extremism and terrorism.

His Excellency spoke to the delegation about the unjust blockade imposed on the State of Qatar, and its violation of international law and disregard for the principles of good neighborliness and the basis on which relations between States should be based.

The delegation of the Qatari-European Friendship Group praised Qatar's growth and development in various fields, expressing their hope that the relations between the Advisory Council and the European Parliament , as well as the relations of the State of Qatar with the European Union countries will witness further strength in cooperation and coordination in various fields during the coming period.

The delegation also expressed their hope of a solution in the near term for the GCC crisis through dialogue, stressing its support for all efforts exerted to achieve this goal.

The meeting was attended by Nasser Khalil Al Jaidah, Mohammed Abdullah Abdulghani, Dahlan Jamaan Al Hamad, Dr Hessa Al Jaber, Reem Mohammed Al Mansouri, members of the Advisory Council.