ABU DHABI, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, congratulated Catherine Colonna, France’s new Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, on her appointment.
During a phone call, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah wished Minister Colonna success in her new position, and highlighted the deep-rooted bilateral ties between the UAE and France, as well as their keenness to widen the scope of their cooperation to serve their mutual interests.
The two officials exchanged their views on a number of regional issues, and the means to consolidate the pillars of security and stability in a way that will achieve the aspiration of nations towards peace, stability and development.
For her side, Minister Colonna hailed the exceptional nature of the bilateral partnership between the UAE and France, asserting her country’s keenness to enhance, deepen and develop the relationship between the two friendly countries in various fields.
The two sides also discussed ways of enhancing the prospects of bilateral relations, especially in fighting climate change, in light of the UAE’s preparations to host the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi in 2023.
Source: Emirates News Agency