King meets Abu Dhabi crown prince

Abu Dhabi
16 January 2021

His Majesty King Abdullah and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday reaffirmed the deep-rooted ties between the two countries and peoples.

At a meeting in Abu Dhabi, King Abdullah and Sheikh Mohamed stressed the need to maintain coordination and consultation on issues of mutual concern, while bolstering cooperation across all sectors.

Sheikh Mohamed welcomed His Majesty and expressed the UAE’s keenness to advance and expand bilateral ties, in support of joint aspirations towards further development and progress.

The meeting covered the latest Arab and regional developments, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause and means to achieve peace in the region.

The King stressed the importance of reaching a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause, on the basis of the two-state solution.

His Majesty welcomed the outcomes of the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council Summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, which contributed to enhancing solidarity and stability in the Gulf Arab region.

Discussions also addressed joint efforts to counter the humanitarian and economic ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.