United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
December 18, 2022
Readout of Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani of Qatar
The below is attributable to U.S. Mission to the United Nations Spokesperson Nate Evans:
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, met today with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani of Qatar.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield underscored the strength and importance of the U.S.-Qatar strategic partnership, including on regional security, Afghanistan, and Afghan relocation. The two officials expressed enthusiasm for deepening our countries’ coordination through a new strategic dialogue on global humanitarian assistance to be held in February of next year. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield also encouraged Qatar to demonstrate its commitment to labor reforms and human rights beyond the World Cup.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield thanked Foreign Minister Al Thani for Qatar’s strong support at the UN in defense of the UN Charter and Ukraine’s territorial integrity.