UAE keen to boost region security: Shaikh Khalifa

The UAE is looking forward to strengthening security and stability in the region and to boosting cooperation with Iran for the benefit of their people, the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said on Wednesday.

Welcoming Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif at Al Rawdah Palace, Shaikh Khalifa said that the UAE welcomes the developments witnessed by Iran and the signing of an initial agreement on its peaceful nuclear programme.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, also received Mohammed Javad Zarif at Zaabeel Palace in Dubai. The Iranian foreign minister conveyed the greetings of President Hassan Rohani to Shaikh Mohammed.

Shaikh Mohammed received an invitation from Mohammed Javad Zarif to visit Iran and he accepted it.

During his meeting with the Iranian foreign minister, Shaikh Khalifa discussed matters relating to bilateral relations, the GCC-Iranian relations and various developments in the regional and international arenas.

Shaikh Khalifa conveyed his greetings to Iranian President Hassan Rohani, wishing him good health and further progress and prosperity for the Iranian people.

The Iranian minister also conveyed to Shaikh Khalifa the greetings of President Rohani and Iran’s appreciation of the UAE’s stance towards the initial agreement between Iran and the P5+1 countries and the United States on its peaceful nuclear programme.

He delivered an invitation from the Iranian president to Shaikh Khalifa to visit Tehran, which he thankfully accepted. The schedule of the visit will be determined at a later date.

The UAE is looking forward to strengthening security and stability in the region and to boosting cooperation with Iran for the benefit of their people, the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said on Wednesday.

Welcoming Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif at Al Rawdah Palace, Shaikh Khalifa said that the UAE welcomes the developments witnessed by Iran and the signing of an initial agreement on its peaceful nuclear programme.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, also received Mohammed Javad Zarif at Zaabeel Palace in Dubai. The Iranian foreign minister conveyed the greetings of President Hassan Rohani to Shaikh Mohammed.

Shaikh Mohammed received an invitation from Mohammed Javad Zarif to visit Iran and he accepted it.

During his meeting with the Iranian foreign minister, Shaikh Khalifa discussed matters relating to bilateral relations, the GCC-Iranian relations and various developments in the regional and international arenas.

Shaikh Khalifa conveyed his greetings to Iranian President Hassan Rohani, wishing him good health and further progress and prosperity for the Iranian people.

The Iranian minister also conveyed to Shaikh Khalifa the greetings of President Rohani and Iran’s appreciation of the UAE’s stance towards the initial agreement between Iran and the P5+1 countries and the United States on its peaceful nuclear programme.

He delivered an invitation from the Iranian president to Shaikh Khalifa to visit Tehran, which he thankfully accepted. The schedule of the visit will be determined at a later date.

By khaleej Times

 

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