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UAE- Egypt's President receives Abdullah bin Zayed in New York

(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))

NEW YORK, 18th September, 2017 (WAM) -- Egypt's President, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has met with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on the sidelines of the 72nd Regular Session of the UN General Assembly. Sameh Shukri, Egypt's Foreign Minister, was also in attendance.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed Arab and regional, especially about the various crises in the region.

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi highlighted the distinguished bilateral and brotherly relations between the UAE and the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the importance of continuing to work on developing them in various fields.

He explained that current regional developments with their challenges necessitate the concerted efforts of all Arab countries to promote joint Arab action and to curtail attempts to intervene in the affairs of Arab states.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed expressed the UAE's pride in the distinguished relations with Egypt, stressing the keenness to strengthen the cooperation frameworks between the two countries to achieve the interests of the two brotherly peoples.

He praised the level of coordination and intensive consultation with Egypt to address the challenges and risks facing the region, especially terrorism, pointing to the importance of Arab solidarity, united to mitigate attempts that threaten the security and stability of the Arab peoples.

WAM/Nour Salman

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UAE- Egypt's President receives Abdullah bin Zayed in New York