Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives King Hamad at the Presidential Terminal of Abu Dhabi International Airport. W.A.M.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, received King Hamad upon his arrival at the Presidential Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
During the meeting held in Qasr Al Bahr, Sheikh Mohamed and King Hamad exchanged cordial talks which epitomize the depth of the deep-rooted brotherly relations between the UAE and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and ways to strengthen them to foster sustainable development in their countries and achieve the aspirations of their peoples and serve their mutual interests.
Sheikh Mohamed also conveyed to King Hamad the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his sincere wishes for health and happiness, well-being and prosperity to the kingdom and its brotherly people.
They also exchanged views on several Gulf, regional and international issues of common concern, and discussed the latest developments regarding the terrorist attack which targeted civilian areas and facilities in the UAE and the measures taken by the UAE in response to this cowardly attack, which violates all international laws and norms and human values.
King Hamad expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attack perpetrated by the Houthi militia, stressing the Kingdom’s support for the United Arab Emirates against all threats to its sovereignty, security and stability.
He also reiterated the Kingdom’s solidarity with the UAE and its full support for all measures taken by the UAE to counter Houthi militia attacks and ensure the safety of its citizens and residents, adding that any attack on the United Arab Emirates is considered an attack on Bahrain.
Furthermore, King Hamad highlighted the support shown by many countries to the UAE in light of the terrorist attack, which proves the stature of the UAE in the international community.
He commended the successful efforts of the UAE, which contributed to the release of the UN Security Council’s unanimous decision condemning the terrorist attack by the Houthi militia and affirming the UAE’s legal right to defend its sovereignty. , their security, their stability and their interests.
King Hamad also expressed his wishes for continued peace and security for the United Arab Emirates and extended his best wishes to Sheikh Khalifa, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai , and to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, wishing further prosperity and progress to the UAE and its people.
Separately, Sheikh Mohamed also met Masrour Barzani, Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government.
During the meeting held in Qasr Al Bahr, Sheikh Mohamed and Barzani discussed the cooperation and relations between the United Arab Emirates and Iraq, in particular the Kurdistan region, in various fields of economics, investment, development and humanitarian.
They also exchanged views on developments in the Middle East and efforts to achieve peace, stability and prosperity for its peoples towards a better future based on cooperation and coexistence.
Barzani expressed his condemnation of the terrorist attack carried out by the Houthi militia against civilian areas and facilities in the United Arab Emirates, and said that it was a serious violation of international laws and standards and a serious threat to regional security.
He also stressed the importance of aligning international positions to put an end to this militia and any other terrorist groups and their supporters.