ABU DHABI -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, called the new French President Emmanuel Macron on the phone to congratulate him on his new responsibilities as President of the Republic of France.

He also wished him luck and success in performing his new tasks and responsibilities.

His Highness stressed, during the phone call, on the strength and solidity of the strategic relations with France, and looked forward to strengthening these relations, developing them in all sectors, and working together to achieve peace and stability in the region.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan also conveyed his wishes to the friendly French people and hoped for even better ties.

The French President expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed for his wishes towards him and the Republic of France and its people.

Source: Emirates News Agency