United States holds space security dialogue with UAE; dialogue with Israel next week

| November 3, 2016

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A U.S. delegation led by Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, the Honourable Frank A Rose, met with their counterparts from the United Arab Emirates, led by H.E. Khalifa Mohamed Al Romaithi, Chairman of the UAE Space Agency, for the second UAE-U.S. Space Security Dialogue held in Abu Dhabi on 3 November 2016.

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