The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have deep historical and strategic ties that continue to become stronger, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said Thursday.
Sheikh Abdullah said the UAE-Saudi ties were an example of how ties should be between Arab states. He added that the relationship between the two Gulf nations would allow for a brighter future in the region.
The UAE foreign minister praised Saudi Arabia’s leadership of the G-20 and its efforts to help combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Sheikh Abdulla's comments came during a meeting of the foreign ministers of G20 countries. Discussions revolved around reopening borders and enhancing international cooperation on economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Saudi Arabia is the current president of the G20, whose members include the US, EU, UK, China, India, and Russia.