Qatar - Conversation between Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Qatari counterpart (1 September 2021)


M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke on the telephone today to his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.

The Minister warmly thanked his counterpart for his role in the evacuation operations from Afghanistan. The two ministers agreed to continue their coordination to this end, to continue and complete the process of providing protection for people wishing to leave Afghanistan, particularly via a reopened, freely accessible, safe and secure Kabul airport.

The Minister recalled the demands made of the Taliban by Resolution 2593, which has just been adopted by the United Nations Security Council, and encouraged Qatar’s efforts in this framework.

The Ministers welcomed the success of the regional Conference for Cooperation and Partnership held in Baghdad on 28 August.