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FM, UAE counterpart discuss ties, Mideast issues


[9/15/2018 4:04:35 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi and HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, on Saturday emphasized that the two countries are keen to further cement bilateral ties in various domains.

During a meeting in Abu Dhabi today, Safadi and Sheikh Abdullah reviewed regional developments, especially those related to the Palestinian issue, efforts to make progress towards the two-state solution and efforts to bridge the financial deficit facing the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

The two sides stressed the importance of concerted efforts to ensure that UNRWA continues to provide its services to refugees in accordance with its mandate.

Safadi appreciated the support provided by the UAE to the Agency, while Sheikh Abdullah praised the efforts exerted by the Kingdom to mobilize support for it.

Safadi pointed noted the continuous growth in cooperation between the two countries in all fields, reflecting the strength of the historical strategic relations between them.

Sheikh Abdullah underlined relations between the UAE and the Kingdom, stressing the UAE's keenness to continue supporting Jordan, which has a "special place in the heart of every Emirati."

The two ministers also discussed developments in the Syrian crisis and stressed the importance of reaching a political solution to the crisis in a manner that preserves the unity and cohesion of Syria and restores its security and stability.

They also stressed the need to activate pan-Arab solidarity to address common challenges.

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