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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 26 March 2019

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Mike Pompeo in Abu Dhabi - in pictures

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi meets with US Secretary of State at Sea Palace

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces welcomed Mr Pompeo to the Sea Palace, where the two discussed issues of mutual interest and regional developments.

The meeting was attended by Khaldoon Al Mubarak, chief executive and managing director of Mubadala, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority and Abu Dhabi Executive Council Member, Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, and Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed, National Security Advisor.

Mr Pompeo arrived in Abu Dhabi late on Friday in the latest stop of his regional tour to reassure Washington's Middle East allies of its commitment to the region.

Mr Pompeo and his wife Susan were greeted at Abu Dhabi International Airport by the UAE's Minister of State Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh and US Charge d'Affaires Steven Bondy.

His visit follows an address to the region delivered from Cairo on Thursday in which he pledged continuing US focus on stabilising the region and countering the threat posed by Iran and its role in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen.

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