Abdullah meets US officials in New York

New York / WAM

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met a number of US officials participating in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
His Highness held meetings with David Hale, Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs; David Satterfield, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Brian Hawk, US Special Envoy to Iran; Jeff Merkley, US Senator, and Sam Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom.
The meetings dealt with bilateral relations between the UAE and the USA and means of developing them across various sectors, particularly those related to regional security, within a framework that takes into consideration common strategic interests between the two countries.
His Highness exchanged views with the US officials on the latest regional and international developments, and reviewed efforts to contain crises in the region.
Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States of America, attended the meetings.

UAE, UN discuss latest regional developments
New York / WAM

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, in New York, on Tuesday.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed the latest regional developments, particularly those related to the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and UN agencies’ efforts to alleviate the humanitarian hardships experienced by the Palestinian people.
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed emphasised the UAE’s support for the political and humanitarian efforts exerted by the United Nations to revive the Middle East peace process.
Mladenov expressed his appreciation and thanks to the UAE and its leadership for the continued support and undertaking to restore stability in the region.
His Highness also met with Jan Kubis, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), where both sides reviewed UN efforts to support and restore stability throughout Iraq within a framework that preserves the country’s
sovereignty and territorial
During the meeting, Kubis expressed his thanks and appreciation for the generous political, development and humanitarian support provided by the UAE and its leadership.
Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, attended the two meetings.

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