ABU DHABI, 25th April, 2016 (WAM) H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today at the ministry, Mouloud Jawish Ihsanoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey.

Sheikh Abdullah welcomed his Turkish counterpart and his accompanying delegation, and praised the bilateral relations between the UAE and Turkey, which have witnessed the growth in all areas.

During the meeting, they discussed the overall bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them. Talks also dealt with the issues and topics of mutual interest, as well as the latest developments on the regional and international arenas.

Among others present were Khalid Ghanim Al Ghaith, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Economic Affairs; Khalifa Shaheen Al Murr, Director of the Department of International Organisations; Dr. Ahmed Saeed Al Matrooshi, Director of the Department of West Asia, and Mahash Saeed Al Hameli, Director of International Security Cooperation Department, at the Ministry.

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