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

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The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani about the latest developments in Afghanistan.  The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s assistance in facilitating the safe transit of U.S. citizens, Embassy Kabul personnel, and at-risk Afghans through Doha, and commended Qatar for our strong partnership to promote regional security.

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