Abdullah bin Zayed meets with the French Foreign Minister

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His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met in Paris with John Yves Le Drian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France.

During the meeting, they discussed the strategic relations between the two friendly countries and ways to enhance them and develop aspects of joint cooperation in a number of fields.

His Highness and His Excellency the French Minister of Foreign Affairs discussed the latest developments in the region and a number of regional and international issues of common concern, including developments in the situation in Libya.

The two sides discussed developments in the emerging corona virus (Covid 19), the efforts of the two friendly countries to face its repercussions, and the importance of supporting global efforts exerted to reach a vaccine for the disease.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Excellency John Yves Le Drian affirmed the friendship and strategic cooperation between the two countries and their leadership and joint efforts to enhance security and stability in the region.

The two sides reviewed the peace treaty between the UAE and the State of Israel and its important role in achieving peace and prosperity for the region.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan praised the distinguished Emirati-French relations and the continuous growth and development witnessed by the fields of joint cooperation, within the framework of the strategic partnership between the two friendly countries.

The meeting was attended by Omar Saif Ghobash, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Cultural Affairs.