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Obama Discusses Syria, Iran With Arab prince

April 16, 2013

US President Barack Obama discussed the conflict in Syria and Iran's nuclear programme with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in a meeting at the White House Tuesday.

The leaders vowed close defence and security cooperation, and Obama praised the UAE for its support of NATO missions in Afghanistan and Libya.

The visit is the first in a series of meetings with Middle East region leaders, including from Qatar, Jordan, and Turkey in the coming weeks.

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Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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