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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. © Carolyn Kaster / AP

Secretary Blinken’s Call With Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Al-Thani

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price

Published on July 04, 2022

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke [on July 3] with Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Al-Thani discussed the United States’ partnership with Qatar and focused on opportunities for greater cooperation on regional issues.

The Secretary commended the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s announcement of an additional $60 million for support to the Lebanese Armed Forces and expressed gratitude for Qatar’s diplomatic assistance with Afghanistan.

The Secretary also thanked the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s efforts to help achieve a mutual return to full implementation of the JCPOA, and in particular for hosting recent indirect talks with Iran in Doha.

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