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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Regional Developments

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Regional Developments

Saturday, 21 November, 2020 - 13:30
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) takes part in a meeting with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on September 19, 2019. (AFP)

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Saturday US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo.

Discussions at the Al Shati Palace tackled the latest regional and global developments of mutual interest and ways of furthering bilateral ties of friendship and cooperation, read a statement carried by the UAE news agency (WAM).

They addressed ongoing efforts and moves aimed at settling regional crises and containing tensions through dialogue and diplomatic means, as well as joint action to support the foundations of regional peace and stability in addition to the dangers of extremism, terrorism, hate speech and incitement, and the need for effective international action to confront them.

Sheikh Mohamed and Pompeo also touched upon the Abraham Peace Accord signed by the UAE and Israel, and its importance in opening up a new phase for relations and cooperation between countries in the Middle East, in addition to building on it to consolidate security, peace, stability and prosperity for the peoples of the region.

The meeting also dealt with the results of the US-UAE Strategic Dialogue launched last October and its role in promoting understanding between the two countries, deepening bilateral relations and pushing them to broader horizons in various fields in the interest of the two friendly peoples.

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