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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President’s Call with His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Emir of Qatar


Vice President Biden spoke this morning with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.  The Vice President and Emir consulted on regional issues, including the conflict in Syria.  Both leaders reaffirmed the important and enduring strategic and economic relationship between Qatar and the United States.