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Gen Mohammed holds talks with King Abdullah

(Wam) / 31 January 2013

General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held discussions with King Abdullah II of Jordan about the adequate mechanisms for strengthening relations between the two countries.

The meeting, which took place on the sidelines of the International Donors Conference for Syria on Wednesday, took stock of the latest regional and international developments, including the situation in Syria.

The two sides stressed the need of mobilising international efforts to provide relief and assistance to the Syrian refugees.

Topics on the agenda of the donor conference were also discussed during the meeting.

King Abdullah told Wam that he was satisfied with the joint consultation and understanding between the UAE and Jordan.

“We are absolutely satisfied with the regular consultation with brothers in the UAE regarding all issues,  and, in particular, the Syrian file, whether with regards to relief and humanitarian scenes or the political developments,” he said.

Meets Tunisian President

Gen Shaikh Mohammed also held talks with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia on ways of enhancing bilateral relations in the service of the two brotherly 

Gen Shaikh Mohammed and the Tunisian head of state exchanged views on the current events in the regional and international arenas with a focus on Syria. The two sides emphasised the importance of rallying international energies to halt the destruction in Syria, to put an end to the human tragedy being faced by the Syrian people within their country and abroad and to make every possible effort to deliver humanitarian assistance to the refugees.

The two meetings were attended by Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs; Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs; and the delegations accompanying King Abdullah and Tunisian president.


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