Abu Dhabi: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, today received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, currently visiting the Arab Emirates united as part of a regional tour.
Sheikh Mohamed hosted the US Secretary of State at Al Shatti Palace in Abu Dhabi and discussed with him ways to strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperation between the UAE and the United States, as well as issues of mutual interest.
During the meeting, which was attended by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the two sides also reviewed the regional and international developments. They also exchanged views on ongoing efforts to resolve regional crises and contain tensions through dialogue, diplomatic means and joint work to support regional peace and stability.
They further discussed the risks of extremism, terrorism, hate speech and incitement, stressing the need for effective international action to combat these scourges.
The meeting also discussed the peace treaty “Abrahamic Accord” signed between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, and underlined its important role in establishing a new phase of relations and cooperation between the countries of the Middle East. -East, in addition to relying on it to consolidate security, peace and stability and ensure the prosperity of the peoples of the region.
The two sides also discussed the results of the UAE-U.S. Strategic dialogue launched last October and its central role in enhancing understanding between the two countries, deepening bilateral relations and pushing them towards wider horizons in various fields.