U.S., Qatar sign MOU on combatting terrorism, financing

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States and Qatar signed an agreement on combatting terrorism and its financing during a visit to Doha by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his senior adviser R.C. Hammond told reporters. "Qatar and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding between the two counties outlining future efforts Qatar can take to fortify its fight against terrorism and actively address terrorism funding issues," he said. "This is a hopeful step forward," Hammond added. (Reporting By Dubai newsroom; Editing by Hugh Lawson)