Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed receives phone call from US secretary of state

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed received a call from the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday during which they discussed ways of enhancing bilateral friendship and co-operation.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, congratulated Rex Tillerson on his appointment, and wished him success in his assignment. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, congratulated Rex Tillerson on his appointment, and wished him success in his assignment. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI // Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed received a call from the US secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Tuesday in which they discussed ways of enhancing bilateral friendship and co-operation.

Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, congratulated Mr Tillerson on his appointment and wished him success in his assignment.

He and Mr Tillerson took stock of the latest developments in the region and discussed the efforts made by the international community to combat violence, extremism and terrorism.

They stressed the need to eradicate terrorism to ensure regional and global peace and security.

Other issues of common concern were also discussed, state news agency Wam reported on Wednesday.

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Published: February 8, 2017 04:00 AM

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