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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, centre right and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, left, hold a joint press conference with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, right and Qatari Defense Minister Khalid Bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah centre left, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. (Olivier Douliery/Pool Photo via AP)

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