Flag4 Military Exercises Kick Off in UAE

Photo: WAM WAM07.12.2017 UAE
Flag4 Military Exercises Kick Off in UAE

Flag4 Military Exercises Kick Off in UAE

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The armed forces of the UAE, US, UK and France began joint military exercises in Abu Dhabi earlier this week, UAE national news agency WAM reported.

The two-week drill is part of the efforts to consolidate multilateral relations, and to increase co-ordination between the UAE Armed Forces and its counterparts.

The joint exercises, code-named “Flag4”, comes within the framework of UAE’s joint military co-operation with brotherly and friendly countries in order to raise combat efficiency, gain more field expertise, and work to unify military concepts and terminologies among the participating parties.

Meanwhile, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Raul Pinto, Brazil's Minister of Defense, in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, where they discussed ways of bolstering cooperation, especially in the security and military sectors.

The two parties exchanged views on the latest regional and global issues of mutual concern, including international counter-terrorism efforts.

Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the visit of the Brazilian Minister, emphasizing the UAE’s keenness on furthering its ties with the South American country.

Minister Pinto termed UAE-Brazil’s ties as '”distinguished” and expressed his country’s desire to strengthen cooperation with the UAE in various domains further.

He also praised the prominent place enjoyed by the UAE, both regionally and globally, and its vital role in efforts aimed at combating terrorism and maintaining peace and stability in the region.

 Meanwhile, the armed forces of the UAE, US, UK and France began joint military exercises in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

The joint exercises, code-named “Flag4”, comes within the framework of UAE’s joint military co-operation with brotherly and friendly countries in order to raise combat efficiency, gain more field expertise, and work to unify military concepts and terminologies among the participating parties.

The two-week drill is part of the efforts to consolidate multilateral relations, and to increase co-ordination between the UAE Armed Forces and its counterparts. 

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