Defence Minister visits UAE
Between 13 to 15 July, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Defence visited Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates to meet with Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel and key regional leaders.
The Honourable Minister met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Minister of State for Defence, His Excellency Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, and Chief of Staff of UAE Armed Forces His Excellency Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi to reaffirm our two countries’ friendship.
Australia and the United Arab Emirates share common interests and cooperate on security challenges, including our commitment to international efforts to counter Daesh.
The full Media Release on the Middle East visit can be found here.