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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 June 2018

Senate visit strengthens ties between US and UAE

Delegation included senators John Cornyn, John Thune, and Joe Manchin, as well as the US ambassador to UAE, Barbara Leaf

Crown Prince Court
Crown Prince Court

Yousef Al Otaiba, minister and UAE ambassador to Washington, yesterday hosted a working dinner for a delegation of senior US officials headed by Richard M Burr, who chairs the US Senate select committee on intelligence. The delegation included senators John Cornyn, John Thune, and Joe Manchin, as well as the US ambassador to UAE, Barbara Leaf.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed co-operation and friendship ties between the UAE and the US and ways to strengthen them in the common interest of both nations. They also exchanged views on the latest developments in the Middle East, as well as key issues of common interest.