UAE-Egypt-Bahrain leaders meeting urges world action on Houthis - GulfToday

UAE-Egypt-Bahrain leaders meeting urges world action on Houthis


Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, King Hamad Bin attend an official reception for Abdel Fattah Al Sisi President (R) at Qasr Al Watan on Wednesday. WAM

A summit was held in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday that brought together His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, and Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

The three leaders discussed the prospects of further consolidating the prospects of cooperation and coordination over issues of common concern in addition to the latest regional and international developments and the common challenges facing the Arab region.

During the summit, held at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, the three leaders reviewed the terrorist attacks carried out by the Houthi militia on civil sites and facilities in the UAE and the Houthi launch of two ballistic missiles towards the UAE.

They stressed that the continuation of the terrorist militias' attacks pose a serious threat to the security and stability of the region, noting that such aggressive practices violate all international laws and norms and pose a menacing threat to international peace and security.

They called on the international community to take a unified and firm stance towards these militias and other terrorist forces and their supporters.
King of Bahrain and Egyptian President affirmed their countries' solidarity with the UAE and their support for all the steps it is taking to ensure the preservation of its security and territorial integrity

The three leaders underlined the importance of continuing coordination and consultations on various issues of common concern, affirming the need to ensure a common approach towards these issues.

Earlier, Sisi arrived in the UAE on an official visit. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed greeted Sisi and his delegation in Abu Dhabi Airport.

An official reception was held for Sisi on his arrival at the Qasr Al Watan, where Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed escorted him to the podium, and the national anthems of the two countries were played, while 21 rounds of artillery were fired to welcome his visit.

Sisi shook hands with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, the Sheikhs and various officials, who welcomed his visit to the UAE.

Sisi was received by Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council; Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Office; Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Special Affairs Adviser at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs; Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology; Ali Bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Executive Affairs Authority and Member of the Executive Council; Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces; and Major General Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of the Abu Dhabi Police and Member of the Executive Council.

Sisi was accompanied by Sameh Shoukry, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs; Major General Abbas Kamel, Director of the General Intelligence Directorate; Major General Ahmed Ali, Chief of the President's Office; General Mohsen Mahmoud Abdel Nabi, Director of the President's office; Major General Staff Mustafa Shawkat Commander of the Republican Guard Forces, and Sherif Al Badawi, Ambassador of Egypt to the UAE.


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