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Mohammad Bin Zayed receives US Senate delegation

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday, received a delegation from the US Senate headed by Richard Burr, US Senator of North Carolina and Chairman of the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, who are visiting the country.

During the meeting, they discussed friendship and cooperation relations between the UAE and the US and ways of enhancing and developing them to serve the interests of the two friendly countries.

The two sides reviewed current issues and developments in the region and the their joint efforts to combat extremism, terrorism and violence, and their role in establishing security and stability in the Middle East.

The meeting tackled the strategic relations and partnership between the UAE and US in various fields, and the two countries’ leaders’ efforts to promote them and invest all opportunities available to serve mutual interests.

Shaikh Mohammad and the delegation reviewed the international community’s efforts to fight terrorism and extremism, and action against the parties financing their ideologies and organisations, and the need to find political solutions to crises faced by a number of countries in the region.

The meeting was attended by Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Yousuf Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to US, and Barbara A. Leaf, US Ambassador to the UAE.

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