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Donald Trump tells Sheikh Tamim: Terrorism funding must be stopped

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Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani speaks to the press with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington DC, April 10,2018/ AFP

The Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani is telling President Donald Trump his country stands firmly against terrorism.

Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is telling Trump “we do not tolerate people who support or fund terrorism.” Trump once accused the tiny gas-rich nation of funding terrorism at a “high level.”

Trump says in the Oval Office that “we’re making sure that terrorism funding is stopped” in the region.

Sheikh Tamim has also thanked President Trump during the meeting for his efforts in trying to solve the crisis involving Qatar and the in the Persian Gulf. He says Trump’s role “is very vital to end the crisis with Saudi Arabia, UAE, “