The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met with US President Donald Trump this week to discuss bilateral relations and politics in the region.
Trump and the Sheikh Mohammed spoke about the US-UAE relationship, and each side’s commitment to the war on terrorism.
Sheikh Mohammed reinstated the need for the US to maintain a presence in the region if stability is to be achieved.
Also discussed were efforts of peace in Libya, Yemen and Syria, as well as the overall and ongoing need for humanitarian aid in the region.
Sheikh Mohammed also met with US secretary of defense, James Mattis, where the two signed a new Defense Cooperation Agreement.