Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and US Secretary of Defence discuss extremism and terrorism

Leaders talk regional affairs during phone call

A handout picture released by the United Arab Emirates News Agency (WAM) on February 18, 2017 shows Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (R) meeting with US Secretary of Defence James Mattis at the Dusit Thani hotel. / AFP PHOTO / WAM / HO / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / WAM" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis have discussed tackling terrorism and extremism during a phone call, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday.

The two leaders discussed ways to strengthen friendship and cooperation between the UAE and the United States, particularly in military and defence affairs.

Sheikh Mohammed and Mr Mattis touched on the latest regional and international developments, as well as joint cooperation to enhance regional security to fight extremism and terrorism.

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