ABU DHABI, May 26 (KUNA) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy and UAE Lt.
General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, inaugurated on Tuesday the maritime peace camp at Abu Dhabi seaport.
The camp is a French base spread over three sites in the UAE, including the maritime base in Abu Dhabi port, the air base which will host three French combat planes and a military training camp.
Inauguration ceremony was attended by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, French Foreign Minister Dr Bernard Kouchner, Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, UAE ambassador to France Abdullah Nasser Al Amiri and French Ambassador to UAE Alain Azouaou.(end) bmg.mar KUNA 261347 May 09NNNN