Press Release | May 13, 2022

Statement from Gen. Kurilla on the passing of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed

USCENTCOM

TAMPA, Fla.  –  

May 13, 2022

Release # 20220513-01

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement from General Michael "Erik" Kurilla, commander, U.S. Central Command on the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan:

On behalf of U.S. Central Command, I extend my deepest condolences to Sheikh Khalifa's family and to all Emiratis on the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. May you know peace during your time of loss.

Today, the strategic partnership between the armed forces of our two countries is ironclad. Sheikh Khalifa's legacy will inspire us to further strengthen the steadfast ties between our militaries.