Assistant Secretary Schenker’s Travel to Qatar

Office of the Spokesperson

Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker will travel to Qatar October 17-19.

During his trip, Assistant Secretary Schenker will meet with Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani as well as other Qatari government officials to discuss bilateral and regional political issues.  The Assistant Secretary will emphasize the importance of the bilateral relationship between the United States and Qatar, and underscore the need for a united Gulf Cooperation Council in standing against the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activity.

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