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Blinken talks Gaza ceasefire with FMs of Qatar, Saudi Arabia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani about the recent ceasefire agreement to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.

The State Department says Blinken thanked al-Thani for Qatar’s role in helping secure the ceasefire.

The phone call comes a day after Blinken wrapped up a visit to the region aimed at shoring up the ceasefire and Qatar announced it would give $500 million to Gaza reconstruction efforts.

Blinken also talks by phone with Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister about the Gaza ceasefire, according to the State Department.

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