Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has met with Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraq's Kurdistan Region, on the sidelines of his visit to the United Kingdom.
"Sheikh Mohamed and Mr Barzani discussed the co-operation and relations between the UAE and Iraq, particularly the Kurdistan Region, across various economic, investment, development and humanitarian fields," state news agency Wam reported.
The two men exchanged views on developments in the Middle East and efforts to achieve peace, stability and prosperity for its people.
Mr Barzani has previously described the UAE as “very important to the Kurds”.
The region and the UAE have made several key deals and investments.