Sheikh Abdullah, top German officials review strategic partnership


The comprehensive strategic partnership between the UAE and Germany, and ways to develop areas of bilateral cooperation, have been discussed on a working visit to Germany by the UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed met with Jens Plötner, Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to the German Federal Chancellor, and a delegation from the Foreign Affairs Committee in the German Federal Parliament (Bundestag), headed by Michael Roth, Chairman of the Committee.

The two meetings discussed ways to develop areas of bilateral cooperation to serve the common interests of the two countries and their people.

Sheikh Abdullah also reviewed with Jens Plötner and members of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the German Parliament the paths of cooperation and the available opportunities to enhance relations in several sectors.

He also discussed with Annalena Baerbock, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, the cooperation relations and comprehensive strategic partnership and ways to develop them to support the development goals of the two countries. The two sides also discussed aspects of enhancing the frameworks of bilateral cooperation in a number of fields.

The meetings also looked at the current war in Gaza and the region, and its security and humanitarian repercussions.

During the meetings, the UAE Foreign Minister underscored the importance of strengthening regional and international efforts to reach a sustainable ceasefire and provide an urgent humanitarian response to the needs of the Palestinian people.

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