Egyptian president Sisi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discuss regional issues

Published April 22nd, 2016 - 08:50 GMT
President Sisi welcomes Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in Cairo International Airport, Egypt. (Twitter)
President Sisi welcomes Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in Cairo International Airport, Egypt. (Twitter)

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces discussed today with Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of Egypt, ways to strengthen fraternal cooperation and strategic relations between the two countries as well as a number of regional and international issues of common concern.

This came during a meeting between Shaikh Mohammed and Al Sisi at Al-Ittihadiya Presidential Palace. Accompanied by a high-profile delegation, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi is paying an official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt.

During the meeting, they discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in various areas of interest so as to achieve the common interests of the two countries and the two peoples.

The two sides stressed the depth of relations between the two sisterly countries in light of durable cooperation and deep relationships thanks to the keenness of the leaders of the two countries to push them to new heights of strategic cooperation and coordination, especially in light of the critical events in the region.

They discussed a number of issues of mutual interest, coordination and consultation, particularly the security challenges that aimed to destabilise the region, violence and extremism as well as acts of extremist groups.

They stressed the importance of concerted efforts, cooperation and solidarity against the threats of foreign interference that aim at undermining the foundations of stability and security in the Arab region, and the need for a strong and effective platforms for joint Arab action that will confront the sources of threat and eliminate the dangers of extremism in the region.

Al Sisi appreciated the position of the UAE in support of Egypt through its contributions to the development in Egypt.

At the end of the meeting, the two sides stressed the importance of reaching a political and peaceful solutions to the crises taking place in some countries in the region so as to maintain the territorial integrity and sovereignty of these countries.


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