The two leaders also discussed the ongoing developments in Syria and the Middle East.
This came in a phone call Sheikh Mohamed received on Wednesday from the Syrian president where they also discussed the ongoing developments in Syria and the Middle East in addition to issues of regional and international interest.
In April and May this year two Emirati aid aircraft landed in Damascus loaded with significant quantities of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.
The aircraft was dispatched by the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), in coordination with the Syrian Red Crescent Association, to assist the Syrian health sector in addressing the repercussions of the pandemic and support local preventive measures aimed at curbing the spread of the virus.
The vaccine shipment also aimed to protect frontline workers in Syria’s medical sector, along with critical patients and people with chronic diseases, in addition to people in displacement camps.
The aid is part of the UAE’s international response to the pandemic, highlighting the initiatives launched by the country upon the directives of its leadership to support the international efforts to counter the spread of coronavirus.
On the political front in Syria the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria had said on Sunday the government and opposition co-chairs of the Syrian Constitutional Committee had agreed to draft a new constitution.
The drafting committee, comprising 45 representatives of Syria’s government, opposition and civil society, has a mandate to draw up a new basic law leading to UN-supervised elections.
Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said its Syrian co-chairs, who he met together for the first time ahead of week-long talks, had agreed to “prepare and start drafting constitutional reform.”
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraq's Kurdistan region, who is currently on a visit to the UAE. During the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Barzani’s visit, aimed to expand cooperation and to serve the interests of both sides.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, met on Tuesday to discuss ways to enhance the strong historical relations and collaboration between their countries.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa witnessed on Tuesday, a ceremony for exchange of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for further the development and prosperity in both countries.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed the UAE's faith in the brotherly Sudanese people's ability to overcome the challenges of the ongoing stage thanks to the constitutional, legal and political compromise that governs the transitional period.
Russia said after Naryshkin's meeting with Burns that Moscow was open to more high-level talks with the United States, but the Kremlin dismissed the idea of a summit between President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden as "out of the question" for now.
The six-month mission, commanded by Fei Junlong and crewed by Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu, will be the last "in the construction phase of China’s space station,” agency official Ji Qiming told reporters Monday.
Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, Moscow has said it does not target the civilian population. The Kremlin said on Thursday that Kyiv could "end the suffering" of its population by meeting Russia's demands.
The growing agitation is a major headache for Adani's ports and logistics business worth $23 billion. The location of the port on India's southern tip is seen as key to winning business from ports in Dubai, Singapore and Sri Lanka.