Qatar, the Pentagon and Turkish underwater activities

The Pentagon is said to have recently requested from Qatar to urge the Turkish Navy to cease underwater activities near the Khaled Bin Al-Walid Camp.

The Camp now serves as the headquarters of the Qatar-Turkey Joint Forces Command. Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khaled Al-Attiyah and Turkish Defense Minister Khulusi Akar inaugurated the headquarters on 15/12/19.

Why did the Pentagon make the request?

How do the Qataris see it?

These key questions and more will be answered in the following 284-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 26/52 – December 27, 2019]

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