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Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller’s Meeting With Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah

Nov. 26, 2020

Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher C. Miller met with Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah today at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.

The Acting Secretary expressed his appreciation for the Amir’s hospitality in hosting 8,000 U.S. service members and DoD civilians.  The leaders discussed progress on efforts to continue and strengthen our defense cooperation, ensure the security and stability of the region, and coordinate responses to mutual threats.

While at Al Udeid Air Base, Acting Secretary Miller also met with U.S. service members to wish them a happy and healthy Thanksgiving holiday.