A view of the Panama-flagged MV 'Ever Given' container ship in Suez Canal waterway. AFP
The UAE lauded the efforts of Egypt to address the incident that occurred in the Suez Canal when a container ship was stranded and blocked the canal.
Egypt’s efforts succeeded in freeing the container ship and resuming traffic along the canal with efficiency and professionalism and within a reasonably short time.
A satellite image from Planet Labs Inc, the cargo ship MV Ever Given sits stuck in the Suez Canal. AP
The UAE highlighted its confidence in the efficiency and professionalism of Egypt’s management of the canal, which is key to international shipping and trade.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC), the UAE also highlighted its keenness to continue negotiations and diplomatic dialogue to overcome the disputes related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.
It also stressed the importance of respecting international laws and regulations to reach a settlement approved by all parties, which will ensure respect for the rights of the three countries and their water security, as well as achieve security, stability and sustainable development and guarantee the prosperity and cooperation of all countries in the region.
At the beginning of the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed and the Egyptian president exchanged Ramadan greetings, and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the people of the two countries and the rest of the Arab and Islamic world, and humanity at large, with more peace and prosperity.
Sheikh Mansour said that despite the region’s challenges, some hopeful developments could lead to the resolution of local conflicts, affirming the importance of building on related accomplishments.
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Of those hurt in the accident, 138 sustained minor injuries and a further 24 were still in hospital, the health ministry said. The blast blew out the windows of several houses in the surrounding area and damaged their interiors.
The initiative is inspired by the pioneering success of Dubai Police’s Smart Police Stations (SPS), which provide security and community services around the clock, without human intervention.
The meeting addressed cooperation between the UAE and the Comoros and opportunities to advance ties in the economic, trade, investment, and development fields to achieve the aspirations of the two countries and peoples.