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The below is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. Secretary Blinken thanked Prime Minister Al Thani for Qatar’s important assistance in securing the release of two Americans held hostage by Hamas. They discussed efforts to secure the immediate and safe return of all hostages and reaffirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Qatar.

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