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Joint Statement from the President of the United States Donald J. Trump and His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2019 Today, as leaders of the United States and Qatar, we committed to further advancing the high-level strategic cooperation between our two countries.  The United States and Qatar share a history of friendship based on common efforts and mutual respect.  For decades, the bonds between our great nations have strengthened, reinforcing an increasingly close strategic and defense relationship focused on countering threats ...
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Press Roundtable Previews Amir’s U.S. visit

CDA William Grant discussed and previewed the Amir’s upcoming trip to Washington, DC from July 8 – 11. CDA Grant said that the U.S. and Qatar enjoy a long-standing and multi-faceted bilateral relationship, and that relationship is based on shared goals: combat terrorism, promote regional security and stability, and combat criminal threats in the Gulf. ...
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Statement from U.S. Embassy spokesperson on updated Visa Application forms

The Department of State has updated its immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application forms to request additional information, including social media identifiers, from most U.S. visa applicants.  These changes went into effect on May 31, 2019. This update – which we initially announced last year in the Federal Register – is a result of the President’s ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar

President Donald J. Trump will welcome His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar to the White House on July 9, 2019. The visit will build on the longstanding partnership between the United States and Qatar and further strengthen our already substantial economic and security ties.  The two leaders are ...
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