Thu 21-03-2019 23:25 PM
FLORIDA, 21st March 2019 (WAM) - Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, attended today the meeting of the Chiefs of Staff of the GCC countries, Egypt and Jordan, in addition to the US Central Command, which was held in Tamba in the US State of Florida.
General Joseph L. Votel, Commander, US Central Command, delivered the opening speech, in which he welcomed the Chiefs.
The meeting touched on security affairs in the region, as well as means to counter terrorism and extremism. Also discussed were ways to step up joint efforts to overcome the challenges and to ensure regional security and stability.
Lt. General Al Rumaithi met on the meeting's sidelines with General Votel and reviewed with him bilateral cooperation in military fields. He praised UAE's progressive relations with the United States in all fields.