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UAE-US ties in focus at Abu Dhabi's Idex 2021

US embassy charge d’affaires Sean Murphy discusses the 'special relationship' in matters of defence and diplomacy

The UAE and US relationship is in focus against the backdrop of the Middle East's biggest defence show.

The US embassy's charge d’affaires in Abu Dhabi, Sean Murphy, joins co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner this week to discusses the special relationship between the two nations in matters of military exports and diplomacy on the sidelines of Idex.

While big-ticket deals grab the headlines, other priorities are in play for one of the UAE's most important trade partners, according to Mr Murphy. He responds to questions about the status of UAE-US arms deals under the Biden administration, including Lockheed Martin's F-35s, and a paradigm shift following the Abraham Accord.

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Updated: February 24, 2021 08:41 PM


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