Furthermore, the two sides discussed ways to support cooperation in Justice and legal fields.
In addition, a number of legal and judicial topics and issues were discussed, including the below:
-Financing of terrorism.
-Combating drug trafficking and the mechanisms to counter it.
UAE Minister of Justice and the US Ambassador have also stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and exchanging expertise in these areas.
The UAE Minister of Justice met with the US Ambassador in Abu Dhabi.
His Excellency Abdullah Sultan bin Awad Al Naimi, Minister of Justice, received in his office in Abu Dhabi, Ms. Martina Strong, Ambassador of the United States of America to the UAE, and the accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to support cooperation in the justice and legal fields.
As well as exchanging visits of judicial delegations to learn about the best systems applied in the two countries.
The two sides also discussed a number of legal topics and issues.
Especially the international efforts to combat drug trafficking and mechanisms to counter it.
Moreover, the two sides stressed the importance of cooperation and expertise exchanging in these areas.
In a way that contributes to enhancing security and stability in the two countries and the region.
Importance of the meeting between H.E Al Naimi and Ms. Martina Strong.
The meeting comes within the framework of the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America keenness to enhance cooperation in various fields.
Including the legal and justice field.
In fact, these fields are among the important aspects of enhancing security and stability in the two countries and the region.
Because it requires close cooperation between the relevant authorities in the two countries.
In order to face the common challenges in these areas, such as financial crime, terrorism, and drug trafficking,
The meeting will result in a number of future steps to enhance cooperation between the UAE and USA in the legal and justice field, such as:
- Organizing exchange visits between the judicial delegations of the two countries.
- Holding joint workshops and training programs.
- Cooperating in the field of research and development in legal and justice fields.
This comes within the framework of the two countries’ quest to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Including Goal 16 on peace, justice, and strong institutions.