His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Tuesday Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer, the United Kingdom’s Defense Senior Advisor to the Middle East.
During the meeting held at the Beach Palace in Abu Dhabi, His Highness and the British official reviewed UAE-UK ties in the military and defense sectors, and means to further advance them, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international developments, and issues of mutual interests.
Prospects for accelerating cooperation between the UAE and the United Kingdom were also the main focus of a meeting between Matar Salim Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the UAE Ministry of Defense, and Lieutenant General Sir John Lorime and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides explored ways of enhancing cooperation across different sectors and exchanged views on a variety of regional and international issues of common interest.
The meeting was attended by senior defense officers.
For his part, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE’s Minister of State for Defense Affairs, received on Tuesday, Kwon Yongwoo, Ambassador of South Korea to the UAE, at the Ministry's headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
The two sides discussed friendly relations between the two countries, and means to advance them. They also exchanged views on regional and international developments.
Senior officials from the ministry and embassy representatives accompanying Ambassador Yongwoo attended the meeting.