CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks in Abu Dhabi Tuesday about a variety of bilateral regional and international issues including the situation in Yemen, Palestine, Syria, and Libya.
“The two leaders discussed the development of the ongoing Restoring Hope Operation that aims to support Yemen’s legitimate government,” presidential spokesperson Alaa Youssef said in a statement.
During the meeting, Sisi has asserted his country’s commitment to safeguard security and stability of the UAE and the Gulf Council Countries, according to the statement.
The duo also stated they agreed on resolving the crisis in Syria through political and peaceful ways sponsored by international and regional powers.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi embarked Monday on a three-country tour including the UAE, India and Bahrain to bolster bilateral cooperation in various fields.
Following his visit to the UAE, Sisi is scheduled to head for India to participate in the third India-Africa Forum Summit scheduled for Oct. 26-29 and hold talks with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.