Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince: Saudi reading of region matches our own

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed (R) expressed his belief in the pivotal role that Saudi Arabia plays. (Al Arabiya)

Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is also Deputy Chief of the UAE Armed Forces, met Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmad Jubair, in Abu Dhabi Saturday night for mutual talks.

The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to strengthen ties in the common interest of both GCC countries. Areas of common interest discussed included Gulf cooperation and action against regional challenges and the promotion of security, stability and development in the region.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed expressed his belief in the pivotal role that Saudi Arabia plays and his conviction that the Saudi Kingdom is the cornerstone for elevating the Arab region from the state of instability currently experienced. He added “t the Saudi leadership’s reading of the developments in the region is also our own reading”.

Other issues under discussion included the Arab Coalition efforts in Yemen to support the legitimate Yemeni government, anti-terrorism efforts, the Iranian nuclear deal, the situation in Syria and the Palestinian question as well as other regional and international common concerns.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48
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