(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received US Secretary of State John Kerry and the delegation accompanying him at Emirates Palace. Kerry is currently visiting the UAE as part of his first tour in the region. During the meeting that was also attended by H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE, two sides discussed the latest regional and international developments and exchanged views on a number of mutual issues of interest.
Sheikh Mohammed underlined the political and humanitarian responsibility of the international community about dire situation being experienced by the Syrian people, and its repercussions on the stability of surrounding countries and the region as well. Sheikh Mohammed told Kerry about the strategy of the UAE, which is based on the values of cooperation, moderation and development, stressing that “these values are sufficient to achieve a quantum leap for young generation who are looking forward to future and trying to get out of the repeated crises that have impacted negatively on the region and its history.
For his part, the US Secretary of the State said his country is keen on boosting the joint cooperation with the UAE, citing the important humanitarian role shouldered by the UAE in the conflict zones.