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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 April 2019

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with King Salman in Saudi Arabia

The pair met in Riyadh on Tuesday evening

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday evening in Riyadh.

The pair discussed regional developments and relations between the two countries.

While welcoming Sheikh Mohamed, King Salman emphasised that brotherly, longstanding ties between the two countries and their people have been growing stronger under the firm will of their leaderships.

The two leaders discussed avenues of joint coordination and cooperation as well as uniting in areas that serve mutual interests.

The meeting, which took place at Erga Palace in Riyadh, addressed challenges besetting countries in the region while the two leaders stressed the importance of strengthening joint Arab action in confronting these challenges and risks, including extremism, terrorism and regional interferences in internal affairs of Arab countries.

Present at the talks from the UAE side were Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Committee; Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; and several senior UAE officials.

Updated: April 17, 2019 09:48 AM

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