UAE PM meets French president

Paris, June 15 (IANS/WAM) French President Francois Hollande met visiting UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and discussed ways of enhancing the strategic partnership between the two countries.

The two leaders met at the Elysee Palace Friday.

The meeting was also attended by Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Mohammed and Hollande discussed ways to step up bilateral ties in economy, military, culture and humanitarian affairs.

The talks also covered stability, peace, freedom and justice in the Middle East.

--IANS/WAM

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