Doha / Information Office / August 17
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani received today a telephone call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The call dealt with reviewing strategic bilateral relations between the two countries, and the latest security and political developments in Afghanistan. HE the US Secretary of State thanked the State of Qatar for its role in continuing talks and providing the necessary assistance in the process of the evacuation process.
The two ministers stressed the importance of protecting civilians, intensifying efforts to achieve a national reconciliation, and working on a comprehensive political settlement to ensure a peaceful transition of power in light of the gains the people of Afghanistan have achieved.