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Readout of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces Commander Vice Adm. Brad Cooper met with Commander of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Joint Operations Commander, Major General Saleh Mohammed Saleh Megren Al-Ameri

By 5th Fleet Public Affairs - NAVCENT | June 03, 2021

NSA BAHRAIN --

U.S. 5th Fleet provided the following readout:

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces Commander Vice Adm. Brad Cooper met with Commander of United Arab Emirates Joint Operations Commander, Major General Saleh Mohammed Saleh Megren Al-Ameri, June 3.

The leaders reaffirmed the strong defense relationship between the United States and United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the importance of naval partnership to ensure maritime security.

Cooper also expressed appreciation to Al-Ameri for UAE’s commitment as a coalition partner in the Combined Maritime Forces and the International Maritime Security Construct, a reflection of their commitment to regional stability.