U.S. Delegation led by General (ret.) Anthony Zinni visited Doha

A United States delegation led by General (ret.) Anthony Zinni visited Doha on September 10.  The delegation met with senior Qatari officials from several departments to discuss the Middle East Security Alliance, a proposed initiative that the United States is developing with partners from the region.  The American and Qatari delegations had a productive exchange of ...
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Media Note: Second U.S.-Qatar Counterterrorism Dialogue

The Second U.S.-Qatar Dialogue of Counterterrorism and terrorism financing was held in the city of Doha on 5 September 2018. Major General Abdul Aziz al-Ansari, Chairman of Qatar National Counter Terrorism Committee, led the Qatari delegation, while the U.S. delegation was led by the U.S. Department of State’s Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Alina L. ...
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Press Statement for AMB Wells Meeting with HE Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah

The United States commends Qatar’s ongoing support for peace in Afghanistan, and welcomes yesterday’s engagement between the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah and Department of State South and Central Asian Affairs Senior Bureau Official Alice Wells.  The two officials discussed recent progress toward an Afghan-owned, and ...
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Readout of Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed

Readout Washington, DC June 26, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Washington. The Secretary thanked the Foreign Minister for Qatar’s strategic partnership and friendship with the United States. The Secretary commended the Foreign Minister for ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, April 10 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2018 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani President Donald J. Trump welcomed Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House today.  The President and the Emir discussed ways to strengthen ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires, ad interim William Grant at the Opening Session, Designations Workshop

Sheikh Fahad, Major General Al-Ansari, distinguished members of the National Counterterrorism Committee and the National Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Committee, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen; it is an honor and pleasure to be with you this morning. I want to recognize and thank our hosts, the National Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Committee, for convening ...
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Readout of Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting With Qatari Foreign Minister Al Thani

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Tillerson met with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and reaffirmed the strong relationship between our two countries. During their meeting, the leaders emphasized their mutual commitment to work toward a stronger partnership and a more secure region. Specifically, the Secretary thanked the Qatari ...
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Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

For many, this month is an opportunity to focus on reflection and spiritual growth, forgiveness, patience and resilience, compassion for those less fortunate, and unity across communities. Each lesson is profound on its own, and taken together forms a harmonious whole. It’s also a time of year that brings some of the best dishes to ...
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Ambassador Smith and U.S. Military Personnel attend closing ceremony for female Qatari Internal Security Forces

A 12-person Female Engagement Team consisting of personnel from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula, and SOCCENT Forward Headquarters conducted a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with female members of the Qatar Internal Security Forces.  Ambassador Smith and high-ranking officials both from U.S. military and QISF attended the closing ...
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Ambassador Smith meets NHRC Chairman

The National Human Rights Committee Chairman Dr Ali bin Smaikh Al-Marri held talks with US Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith in Doha yesterday. The two discussed ways to strengthen co-operation on issues of common interest and exchange of expertise in the field of human rights.
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Ambassador Smith meets ACTA Chairman

Chairman of Administrative Control and Transparency Authority (ACTA), Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, met yesterday with Ambassador of the United States to Qatar, HE Dana Shell Smith, on the occasion of taking over her duties in Doha. Al-Attiyah wished Ambassador Smith all success in her mission.
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Ambassador meets with the Prime Minister

Ambassador Dana Smith met with the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani on September 22, 2014 to greet him on the occasion of assuming her duties in the country. The two reviewed cooperation between the two countries and ways of developing them in various fields.
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Secretary Kerry hosted Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid Al Attiya in Washington

SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody.  I’m very happy to welcome the foreign minister of Qatar here, Dr. Khalid, who has met with me now almost as much as any foreign minister since I have been Secretary. We’ve had a very strong and collaborative relationship working on our defense cooperation relationship, but also on Syria, Mideast peace, ...
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Defense Attache attends DIMDEX

U.S. Embassy Defense Attache Col. Jim Wiengartner greets Brigadier Thani al Kuwari, Assistant Minister of State for Defense Affairs in Qatar at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition. “We look forward to working closely with the Qatar Armed Forces to build capacities with a key Gulf partner,” Col. Weingartner said.
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Secretary John Kerry Meets with Foreign Minister Khaid Al Attiya in Munich

US Secretary of State John Kerry met today with HE the Foreign Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah, on the sidelines of his participation in the Munich Security Conference being held in Germany. The meeting addressed a number of issues of common concern, especially the Conference’s agenda and the latest developments in the Middle East ...
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Secretary John Kerry and Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al Attiyah Press Conference in Paris

SECRETARY KERRY:  Well, good evening and welcome, and thank you very, very much for your patience in a long afternoon between the London 11 meeting that (inaudible) and now a long meeting here with the Follow-on Committee of the Arab Peace Initiative. I am particularly grateful to Foreign Minister al-Atiyah for his leadership and for ...
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