NATO agrees the State of Qatar Mission to NATO

  • 04 May. 2016 -
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  • Last updated: 04 May. 2016 11:51

The North Atlantic Council has agreed ‎to accept the request of the State of Qatar to designate its Embassy to Belgium as Mission to NATO. The Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Belgium will therefore be the Head of the Mission of the State of Qatar to NATO.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the Prime Minister of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Naser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani

Qatar is a very active partner of the Alliance as a member of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, established in 2004. NATO has invited all partners to open diplomatic missions to the Headquarters of the Atlantic Alliance in Brussels.