Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs, met in Brasilia Raul Belens Jungmann Pinto, Minister of Defense of Brazil, to discuss ways of promoting and enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation in the military and defense spheres between the two countries, UAE national news agency (WAM) reported.
The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of shared concern, regional developments and the efforts of the international community in combating terrorism and strengthening peace.
Al Bowardi emphasized that ties between the UAE and Brazil are strong. He further noted that he looks forward to enhancing these ties.
Pinto welcomed Al Bowardi’s visit and hailed the level of relations between the two countries.
Hafsa Abdullah Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to Brazil, and a number of high-ranking officers and officials from the Brazilian Ministry of Defense and the General Command attended the meeting.