Trump, emir of Qatar meet for talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming the emir of Qatar to the White House.

Trump and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani are scheduled to participate in an afternoon of meetings that will include a working lunch and the signing of a deal to purchase Boeing jets.

Trump says Qatar is investing heavily in the U.S., buying military equipment and commercial planes.

The White House has said their talks are expected to focus on security cooperation, counterterrorism issues and other developments in the region.

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