UAE Foreign Minister explores ties with Greek counterpart

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE and Greece Relations
Officials during the meeting.

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, has discussed ways to strengthen ties with Mr. George Gerapetritis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece.

During the meeting in Abu Dhabi, the two parties discussed the friendly and strategic ties between the two countries. Furthermore, they explored ways to enhance the strategic relations across various fields, including the economic, trade, investment, renewable energy, and food security sectors.

The two sides also reviewed the outcomes of the working visit by Sheikh Abdullah to Athens last April and its role in advancing the strategic partnership between the two countries towards further growth and development, as per the statement.

The discussions between the UAE and Greece also focused on regional developments and ways to promote efforts to de-escalate the situation between the Palestinian and Israeli sides.

Sheikh Abdullah emphasized the importance of swiftly containing the tense situation on the Israeli-Palestinian front, pointing out that the deteriorating conditions and the escalation further contribute to the regional instability.

The UAE Foreign Minister also reiterated the depth of the friendship and cooperation with the Hellenic Republic, noting that the two countries share a distinctive strategic partnership in several areas that support their developmental aspirations.

According to the statement, “The meeting also covered various issues of common interest, the latest developments in the Western Balkans region and means to promote security and stability in the region.”

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