Barack Obama to host UAE Crown Prince

Last Updated: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:23

Washington: US President Barack Obama will host Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates at the White House on April 16.
Obama looks forward to discussing with the Crown Prince the strong and enduring ties between the US and the UAE and consulting on common strategic interests in the Gulf region and broader Middle East, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said on Thursday.

"The United States and the UAE enjoy a vibrant and expanding bilateral relationship, including strong defence cooperation and economic ties, and a shared commitment to advancing peace, economic opportunity, and stability throughout the world," he said in a statement.

The US remains firmly committed to continuing to deepen the US-UAE partnership through close and regular consultations between our two countries, Carney said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:23

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