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Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepares to board an aircraft at Joint Base Andrews.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken departs on his trip to Doha, Qatar and Ramstein, Germany from Joint Base Andrews, on September 5, 2021. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]

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