Mohamed bin Zayed receives French Defence Minister

Mohamed bin Zayed receives French Defence Minister
2013-07-08 17:34:17

WAM ABU DHABI, July 8th, 2013 (WAM) — His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received at Al Mamoura building in Abu Dhabi, the French Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is currently visiting the UAE.

H.H. Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the French minister and the delegation accompanying him. They discussed relations between the UAE and France, and the high-profile coordination between the two countries in the light of interest of the leaders of both nations to advance those relations.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the French Defence Minister discussed a number of cooperation areas, including military and defence, as well as ways to strengthen these ties. They also exchanged views on a number of issues of mutual interest and the latest regional and international developments.

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