ABU DHABI, 3rd December 2016 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met here today with Workneh Gebeyehu, Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The meeting discussed bilateral ties and ways to enhance cooperation between the two friendly countries in all fields. The two sides also exchanged views on current regional and international developments, as well as issues of mutual interest.

Sheikh Abdullah welcomed the Ethiopian Minister and his accompanying delegation, and referred to the strong relations between the two friendly countries.

The Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed his country’s keenness to develop cooperation with the UAE in all fields and applauded the progress witnessed in the UAE.

The meeting was attended by Ghazi Abdullah Al Mahri, UAE Ambassador to Ethiopia.

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