Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince meets US President

UAE and US pledge close cooperation in areas of security and commercial activity amid Arab unrest
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US President Barack Obama speaks during a bilateral meeting with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a meeting in the Oval Office April 26, 2011 at the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP/Getty Images)
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During the meeting, the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and US President Obama discussed the strong and broad-based relationship that unites the two countries, and pledged to continue the close cooperation in the areas of security and commercial activity (Getty Images)
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The two also discussed recent developments in the Middle East, including bilateral and multilateral efforts to improve stability, and prevent the spread of extremism in the region (Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed reiterated the UAE's support for international peacekeeping efforts in Libya (AFP/Getty Images)
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Underscoring the importance of the US administration's commitment to working with both sides to find a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Sheikh Mohammed emphasised the UAE's willingness to continue playing a leadership role to promote a peaceful resolution (AFP/Getty Images)