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Trump meets with UAE crown prince ahead of overseas trip

AP  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump is meeting with the crown prince of at the

The president welcomed Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates today for their first face-to-face meeting since Trump took office.

Sitting alongside one another in the Oval Office, Trump called Sheikh Mohammed a "very special person" who loves his country and loves the US.

Sheikh Mohammed's visit comes days before Trump travels to fellow Arab nation, Saudi Arabia, in the first leg of his four-country foreign trip.

The two leaders are expected to discuss the civil war in Syria, and other topics.

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First Published: Tue, May 16 2017. 00:48 IST