Ministry of Defence Under-Secretary and US official discuss cooperation

12/01/2017 12:54:05 PM

ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2017 (WAM) -- Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, today met with Timothy Lenderking, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Gulf Affairs, US Department of State.

During the meeting, which was held at the Defence Ministry headquarters in Abu Dhabi, the parties discussed areas of cooperation between the two countries and means of boosting them in various fields, especially defence.

The two sides exchanged views on regional and international developments as well as a number of topics and issues of common interest that support security and stability and promote peace in the region.

The meeting was attended by Barbara A. Leaf, US Ambassador to the UAE, senior officers and officials of the Ministry of Defence, and the delegation accompanying the US official.