Proposed U.S.-UAE Agreement on Civilian Cooperation: Hearing before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, October 7, 2009 [video] [open video - 876B]
Alternate Title: Proposed U.S.-United Arab Emirates Agreement on Civilian Cooperation: Hearing before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, October 7, 2009
This recorded audio feed is from the hearing, "The Proposed U.S.-UAE Agreement on Civilian Cooperation" before the U.S. Senate, Committee on Foreign Relations. From Vann Van Diepen's opening statement: "As shown by last month's visit of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces to Washington to see President Obama and other officials, this important Agreement reinforces a particularly strong and mutually beneficial political, security, and economic bilateral relationship. The UAE is a valued partner, cooperating with us on issues related to the Palestinian Authority, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Vann Van Diepen, Acting Assistant Secretary, International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State; Janet Sanderson,Deputy Assistant Secretary, Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State, and Harold McFarlane, Chairman, International Nuclear Energy Academy.
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