ABU DHABI, 30th October, 2016 (WAM)– Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, received on Sunday in his office at the ministry, the visiting Assistant Secretary of the State Department for Political-Military Affairs, Tina Kaidanow, and the accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, the two parties discussed ways to strengthen the defence and strategic ties.

Al Dhaheri commended the relations between the two countries, stressing the keenness to develop them in all fields.

The UAE official emphasised the importance of these visits, which contribute to boosting cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of the strategic planning and the exchange of expertise. They also tackled a number of issues of mutual concern.

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