Nov 30, 2003
General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan appointed as Deputy Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Gulf News Archive

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and US President Barack Obama, discussed in a phone call friendship and cooperation between the two countries, ways to enhance them, and issues of mutual interest, as well as the latest developments in the region.

During the telephone call, they also confirmed the distinguished relations between the two countries in all fields. They reviewed a number of matters of joint interest, especially the latest developments in the Syrian crisis, the situation in Yemen, and combating extremism and terrorism in the region. The two sides also expressed their joint desire to support pillars of peace and stability in the region and the importance of putting an end to the crises that cause threats and danger to the region’s countries and peoples.

The phone call came in the framework of the two friendly countries’ communications and consultations regarding developing bilateral relations and the latest developments in the region.