Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, held a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington, according to The Gulf Observer. Discussions focused on strengthening strategic ties and exploring avenues for further development between the two nations. The leaders addressed recent developments in the Gaza Strip and stressed the need for a just and permanent solution to the Palestinian cause, emphasizing ongoing humanitarian aid to Gaza. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed expressed deep appreciation for Qatar’s partnership with the US and commended American efforts in pursuing de-escalation initiatives for regional peace and security. The meeting also touched on recent regional developments, with Qatar condemning the targeting of a US base in Jordan, highlighting concerns over sovereignty violations. The leaders reaffirmed the shared commitment of Qatar and the United States to addressing regional challenges and promoting stability.