ABU DHABI CROWN PRINCE DISCUSSES REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL ISSUES WITH VISITING EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) Armed Forces, discussed with Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the strengthening of fraternal relations and a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest.

El-Sisi arrived in Abu Dhabi on Monday, for a two-day official visit to the UAE.

The two sides also reviewed a number of regional and international issues of common concern, especially with regard to regional interventions that destabilise the region. In addition, the two sides discussed combating extremism, violence and terrorism, drying up sources of funding, platforms and ideologies.

For his part, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan stressed “the depth of relations between the UAE and the Arab Republic of Egypt.”

“Over the past years, the UAE-Egyptian coordination has proved its strength in the face of the various challenges in the region, foremost of which is the challenge of terrorism, which has become a serious global threat that can not be tolerated.”

In a related context, the Egyptian president affirmed the “role of the UAE, under the leadership of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, in promoting joint Arab action.”

Al-Sisi stressed Egypt’s keenness to continue developing bilateral relations at all levels, and to continue intensive coordination between the two countries on various regional and international issues, stressing that “the security of the Gulf states is an integral part of Egypt’s national security.”

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK