Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
The Vice President met today in Dubai with the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Vice President commended Sheikh Mohammed for his visionary leadership of Dubai and the strong economic ties between the United Arab Emirates and the United States. The leaders acknowledged the spirit of innovation and global trade that binds both countries as important pillars of regional economic development and prosperity. The leaders also discussed regional security challenges and the importance of sustained close cooperation between the United States and the United Arab Emirates to address those challenges.