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Qatar’s emir heads to Washington next week, report

Discussions are likely to include Iran negotiations, Afghanistan and a US effort to provide alternative energy supplies to Europe in the event Russia invades Ukraine.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prepares to speak at the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 24, 2019, in New York City.

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Washington on Jan. 31, Reuters reported today, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

The emir’s meetings with top US officials are likely to cover a range of issues, including ongoing international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program and talks with the Taliban over its governance in Afghanistan.

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