US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP

Antony Blinken lands in Doha for Afghanistan crisis talks with Qatar’s emir

  • Blinken thanked Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for Qatar’s support in easing the safe transit of US citizens from Afghanistan
  • The US secretary of state, accompanied by Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, is the most senior US official to visit the region since the Taliban’s takeover

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, second right, walks alongside US Ambassador John Desrocher upon arrival at Old Doha Airport in Qatar’s capital on Monday. Photo: AFP
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