Bush reiterates war on terrorism, commends reforms in Qatar
Qatar-USA, Politics, 6/6/2003
US President George W. Bush renewed his assertion to continue the war against international terrorism, who said was dealt with in the African horn and Iraq, stressing that there is nowhere that terrorist can hide from "America's justice."
In a speech he delivered before the American soldiers at al-Sayliyah Qatar's Camp yesterday, Bush commended the great stances of Kuwait in the liberation war of Iraq, stressing that Kuwait provided aid to this effect. He simultaneously commended Qatar, its ruler as well as several countries in the region.
He indicated that the US does not intend in its war to expand its lands, stressing that the aim is to expand the scale of freedom.
He stressed that the USA will stand by the Iraqi people to build their future, noting that important steps were attained in order to control and establish peace in Iraq and remove the Baath party completely from the Iraqi arena.
He stressed that the political regime in Iraq will be more developed with more advanced infrastructure services in water, electricity and security.
The US President said that Saddam Hussein devoted himself to build palaces at the expense of the Iraqi people instead of building the infrastructure. He reiterated that the USA will serve the Iraqi people and "the Iraqi oil will be for the Iraqis." Bush, on the other hand, met with the Amir of Qatar, Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani and discussed with him bilateral relations in various fields especially military and economic relations as well as conditions in the region and the ME peace process.
Hamad commended relations linking his country with the USA, noting that his talks with Bush are completion of talks he had held with him last month.
For his part. the US president commended the solid relations between the two countries, noting the reform steps carried out by the Ami of Qatar in furnishing for more freedom in Qatar.
Bush had arrived in Doha on Wednesday evening in a visit which is the first for an American President to Qatar which host the American forces in al-Aided base and al- Sayliyah camp.
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