Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Al Than
Office of the Spokesperson
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Doha, Qatar. Secretary Pompeo thanked Foreign Minister Al Thani for Qatar’s steadfast support for a negotiated political settlement in Afghanistan, underlined by Qatar’s hosting of Afghanistan peace negotiations. The Secretary and Foreign Minister discussed bilateral issues of interest, in addition to regional issues that included Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria, the importance of a united Gulf to stand against the Iranian regime’s destabilizing activity, and the risk to the region presented by China.