Thu 19-09-2019 20:23 PM
ABU DHABI, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has re-affirmed the UAE's support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against all the menacing threats besetting its security and stability.
H.H. Sheikh Mohamed made the statements as he received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Qasr Al Shati' today, with the two sides deliberating the recent attacks on Saudi oil installations on Saturday and their repercussions on regional and international security.
"The UAE categorically rejects any attempts to undermine the Kingdom's security and stability and regards any threat to the Kingdom as a threat to international peace and security," Sheikh Mohamed added.
He underscored the UAE's principled support for preserving peace and stability in the Gulf region and the Middle East in cooperation with other sisterly and friendly countries, primarily the United States of America.
The two sides doubled on the importance of maintaining channels of bilateral coordination and continuing to solidify the pillars of peace and stability in the region.
Attending the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Ali Bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council for National Security; Ali Saeed Matar Al Neyadi, Chairman of the Federal Customs Authority; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, and Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, as well as the US top diplomat's accompanying delegation.