Sheikh Mohamed stressed the need for countries to place the humanitarian solidarity over political issues during this common challenge ''we are all facing.''
President Bashar Al Assad's Baath party and its allies are expected to take most of parliament's 250 seats in the third such polls to be held since the war started nine years ago.
Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the visit of the Syrian President, which comes within the framework of the two countries' keenness to continue consultation and coordination on various issues of interest.
Bashar Al Assad received Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed in Damascus on Tuesday, Syrian state media said. Sheikh Abdullah is the seniormost dignitary to visit Syria in the decade since the eruption of a civil war.
During the meeting, the two sides tackled bilateral relations between the UAE and Syria and ways to enhance them through cooperation at all levels to achieve the joint interests of the two fraternal countries and peoples.
Last week’s visit to Damascus by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,
Syrian President Bashar Al Assad received on Sunday a delegation from the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, participating in the thirty-fourth meeting of the Arab Parliamentary Union, which concluded on Saturday in Baghdad.
In the swiftly changing scenario of international relations, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan told visiting Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, “Syria has been absent from its brothers for too long, and the time has come for it to return to them and to its Arab surroundings.” It is a bold call for Arab unity,
Sheikh Mohamed emphasised the UAE's support for Syria and Turkiye and offered to provide any assistance in their efforts to mitigate the impact of the earthquake.