UAE signs anti-terror agreement
HH Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol, on Wednesday signed an agreement on strategic cooperation in combating serious crime and terrorism. The agreement aims to promote cooperation, exchange of information and expertise between the UAE and the European Union’s law enforcement agency to combat all types of crime. Wainwright described the agreement as an important step towards strengthening relations with the UAE. The UAE is the first country in the region to sign this agreement with Europol, he noted, adding that this confirms the country's vital role,in promoting international security.