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His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs reaffirmed that the issue of countering terrorism in the State of Qatar is of utmost priority, noting that the State of Qatar is an active partner in international cooperation in confronting terrorism at the national, regional and international levels, and will continue to play its role. As an active partner in the international community to maintain international peace and security and combat the phenomenon of terrorism domestically by participating in all international and regional efforts in this regard, it will also continue its humanitarian support to restore stability in the affected areas in Syria and Iraq.

In a speech before the meeting of the ministers of the International Coalition to Defeat ISIS today via video call, His Excellency said, “Terrorism remains in our world today one of the threats that pose a great threat to international peace and security,” noting that the success of the international coalition in defeating ISIS, especially in Iraq and Syria. During the last period, it reflects the commitment of the international community to fight terrorism.

His Excellency stressed the need for the international community to participate positively and provide the necessary support to restore security and peace in countries facing terrorist groups such as the brotherly Republic of Iraq and other countries to fight this international criminal phenomenon and keep abreast of its developments and forms, adding that “it is of the utmost importance – for the continued success of the coalition efforts in combating terrorism.” – To continue to address the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and to reintegrate them into their societies. “

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“In this context, it is not possible to maintain the positive momentum in the battle against terrorism without addressing its true causes, ending armed conflicts, and strengthening international and regional cooperation in this regard,” he added.

His Excellency the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs condemned in the strongest terms “the current situation in Mozambique and the brutal attacks by ISIS that threaten the stability of Africa.” “It is a reminder that ISIS remains a global threat and we must fight it,” he said.

His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani thanked His Excellency Mr. Anthony Blinken, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United States of America, and His Excellency Mrs. Sophie Wilms, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium for the invitation to hold this important meeting, which comes in light of the challenges the world faces due to the Coronavirus pandemic 19, considering that the holding of this meeting confirms the determination of the international community to continue joint efforts within the framework of the international coalition to combat the terrorist organization ISIS.