Abdullah bin Sultan bin Awad Al Nuaimi, Minister of Justice, met, on behalf of Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, with Lt. Gen. Mohsen Mohammed Al-Daeri, Yemen’s Minister of Defence, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense in Abu Dhabi.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed cooperation relations and joint coordination between the two brotherly countries in the fields of defence and military and ways of enhancing them further for their joint interest. They also reviewed a number of regional and international issues of common interest and exchanged views on them. The meeting was attended by Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence.
Meanwhile, the two sides signed an agreement on military, security and counterterrorism cooperation, as part of their commitment towards the principles of equality and sovereignty, and in response to the two sides’ mutual desire to cooperate for the benefit of their peoples. The agreement also asserts both sides’ desire to maintain peace, security and stability in Yemen and comes in line with international agreements, norms, principles and resolutions in combating terrorism and security cooperation.
The meeting and signing of the agreement were attended by a number of senior officers and officials in the Ministry of Defence and members of the delegation accompanying the Yemeni Minister of Defence.