Egypt Watch

Sisi affirms Egypt’s support to UAE in face of recent challenges

CAIRO – 16 June 2019: Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi affirmed Egypt’s solidarity and support to the government and people of the United Arab Emirates in face of challenges and destabilizing attempts in the Gulf, presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said.

This came as President Sisi received on Sunday Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation.

President Sisi also affirmed Egypt’s support for the security and stability of the UAE in such critical stage and also the UAE’s stances in international and regional forums.

Sisi affirmed that Egypt is following with concern the developments in the Gulf, especially the recent incidents that threaten the navigation and target the security and safety of waterways in the Gulf.

For his part, Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed expressed appreciation for the role played by Egypt and the efforts Egypt makes to achieve stability in the region. He noted that the current stage currently witnessed by the region requires strengthening Arab cooperation and solidarity, to preserve the Arab security and stability and address the current challenges.