16 September 2016, 11:01 GMT
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Obama and the Crown Prince agreed on the need to press the parties [in Yemen] to implement an immediate ceasefire and to reach a political settlement, according to the release.
They also discussed developments in Syria, the importance of bolstering the fight against the Islamic State and al-Qaeda, and the urgency of stabilizing Iraq, the release added.
Al Nahyan serves as deputy supreme commander of the UAE’s armed forces.
Since March 2015, a Saudi-led coalition of mostly Persian Gulf countries has been carrying out airstrikes against the country’s dominant Houthi population.