UAE President receives Turkish Foreign Minister

 UAE President receives Turkish Foreign Minister

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received His Excellency Hakan Fidan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Türkiye, at Qasr Al Shati in Abu Dhabi.

At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs conveyed to His Highness the President the condolences of His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Türkiye, and his sincere sympathy over the passing of Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed enhancing cooperation between the UAE and Türkiye in various fields as part of strategic ties and the comprehensive economic partnership that unites the two countries.

His Highness and the Turkish Foreign Minister also reviewed developments in the Middle East and regional and international efforts to reach an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip while responding to the deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Gaza. In this context, they stressed the need for the international community to assume its responsibility towards advancing the achievement of a just, comprehensive, and lasting peace in the region based on the two-state solution as a viable pathway to foster a secure future for the peoples of the region and maintain peace and security.

During the meeting, His Highness the President affirmed the UAE’s support for all efforts aimed at achieving security, stability, and peace at the regional and international levels.

The meeting was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court; H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Court; and Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security.