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Readout of Secretary Mattis' Call with Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid al-Attiyah

Sept. 8, 2017

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout:
 

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke by telephone yesterday with Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid al-Attiyah to discuss the security partnership between the U.S. and Qatar. The secretary and the minister affirmed the strategic partnership and discussed continued cooperation.