UAE planned to invade Qatar with "Blackwater" mercenaries: Report October 16 2017

The former Prime Minister of Qatar Abdullah bin Hamad Al - Attiyah has revealed to ABC that thousands of mercenary soldiers from the North American company Blackwater - now renamed the Academi- were trained in United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invade Qatar, but plans did not finally receive the approval of the White House and they were abandoned.

According to Qatari official sources, the training of foreign mercenaries was held at the military base emirati in Liwa, West of EAU. «We estimate that Blackwater trained about 15,000 employees, most of them of Colombian and South American nationality», these sources told ABC.