Sheikh Abdullah, Antony Blinken review developments in Israel, Palestine

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The UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and the US Secretary of State have reviewed the current situation in the Middle East and means for easing tension.

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Antony Blinken discussed ways to strengthen global efforts being made to put an end to the acts of violence in Israel and Palestine and to reach comprehensive and sustainable solutions.

This came in a phone call where the two top diplomats reviewed the strategic relations between the UAE and the US in addition to the prospects of accelerating joint action to strengthen security and stability in the region.

Sheikh Abdullah reaffirmed the strength of the strategic partnership between the two friendly nations aimed at ensuring continued development and prosperity for their people as well as consolidating security and stability.

He also underlined the UAE's support for efforts made by the US Envoy to the Middle East Hady Amr to ease tension and stop the acts of violence in both Israel and Palestine.

The Abraham Accords Peace Agreement holds hopes for the people in the region to live in peace and stability in a way that ensures sustainable development, Sheikh Abdullah said, affirming that wars and conflict lead only to chaos and devastation.

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