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Qatar’s emir in London for talks with British prime minister

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held talks in London with British Prime Minister Theresa May on strengthening bilateral relations between both countries.

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met Theresa May to discuss defence and security matters, as well as cooperation during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Qatar’s emir is eager to strengthen relations with Western allies amid a blockade on his country by neighbouring Arab states.

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from central London.