Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi receives Egypt’s Sisi

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Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi arrived on Wednesday for a two-day visit to the UAE.

He was received at the Presidential Airport by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

President Sisi was given an official reception, where the national anthems of both countries were played, followed by a 21-gun salute in his honor.

ABU DHABI, 3rd May 2017 (WAM) - President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi arrived on Wednesday for a two-day visit to the UAE.
ABU DHABI, 3rd May 2017 (WAM) - President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi arrived on Wednesday for a two-day visit to the UAE.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi arrived on Wednesday for a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates and was welcomed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Sources confirmed to Al Arabiya News Channel the participation of the head of the government of the National Accord Fayez Al-Sarraj and Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Hafter in a quadripartite meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Egyptian President to discuss the Libyan crisis.

Earlier on Wednesday, Al-Sarraj and Hafter issued a joint statement detailing the agreement, which was sponsored by the United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday.

The meeting, which was held at the invitation of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, dealt with reviewing the current situation in the Libyan arena and discussing ways to get out of the crisis in order to secure the political, security and military tracks in Libya.

The statement added that a set of principles was agreed upon to ensure the preservation of the national sovereignty, and enable the military to perform its full tasks in the fight against terrorism, in addition to providing security and protect the capabilities of the Libyan people.

High profile Emirati officials were among those receiving the President of Egypt including Deputy Prime Minister Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Minister of the Interior; Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi meets with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, on Monday. (Photo Courtesy: WAM)
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi meets with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, on Monday. (Photo Courtesy: WAM)

The Egyptian President is accompanied by Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Dr. Mostafa Madbouli, Minister of Housing and several senior officials.


(with WAM)

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