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AD CP inquires about Kuwaiti Emir's health; holds talks with Macron, Merkel


Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Thursday called Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, to inquire about his health and his recovery from a recent minor health setback.

During the phone conversation, Sheikh Mohamed prayed to Allah Almighty to bestow good health on the Emir of Kuwait and to bless his country with further progress and prosperity under his prudent leadership.

For his part, Emir of Kuwait expressed thanks to Sheikh Mohamed for his sincere feelings and appreciated the good gesture, which, he said, is reflective of the profound bonds between the two countries' leadership and peoples.

Sheikh Sabah wished further prosperity and development to the UAE people under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

UAE-France ties

Separately, Sheikh Mohamed received on Thursday a phone call from President of France, Emmanuel Macron.

During the conversation, they reviewed the strong friendship ties between the UAE and France, and prospects of accelerating bilateral relations across various fronts.

The two leaders exchanged views on the latest regional and global developments and underlined the importance of ensuring joint coordination and consultation and intensifying international efforts to enhance security and stability in the region.

The call came ahead of France's hosting of the 45th G7 summit on Aug.24-26, 2019, in Biarritz, which will address global challenges in various areas, including economy, foreign policy, and protection of the environment.

Talks with Merkel

Also o Thursday Sheikh Mohamed got a phone call from Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, on prospects of consolidating concerted action and furthering collaboration between the two friendly countries.

The two leaders exchanged views on an array of issues of common regional and international interest, and underscored their determination to widen the scope of their cooperation on the back of their joint political will to accelerate their bilateral relations.

They doubled on the importance of maintaining regional and international peace and stability and prioritising dialogue, mutual understanding and voice of reason in addressing all the challenges besetting a number of regions around the world.


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