President Sisi and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also discussed regional and international developments. Views were aligned on the importance of intensifying joint Arab action to confront the growing regional and global challenges.
“I extend my sincere condolences to the United Arab Emirates and to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, for the passing of his brother, Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed, the Representative of the Abu Dhabi Ruler, who served his country with dedication and played a fruitful role in strengthening the bonds between Egypt and the UAE,” President Sisi said.
The Egyptian forces were handed over to the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum, said the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Thursday.
The forces arrived at the embassy in Khartoum will be evacuated as soon as “the situation stabilizes and appropriate security conditions are available for the return of the soldiers,” the Egyptian Army explained, stressing that all Egyptian military personnel who arrived home from Sudan, as well as those who are at the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum, are safe and healthy.
The UAE President appointed his eldest son, Sheikh Khaled, as a crown prince of Abu Dhabi, while his brother Sheikh Mansour was appointed as the Vice-President of the UAE alongside Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai.
Both leaders discuss the regional issues in a way that helps support the stability of the Arab region and the Middle East region. The meeting also dealt with ways to continue strengthening bilateral relations and developing cooperation frameworks in various fields.
“I know Canada is very much looking forward to co-hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. I am happy to represent our country at the handover event along with representatives from the United States and Mexico. I will also take the opportunity to meet my counterpart from Qatar and discuss human rights, which are a priority for Canada. During my trip, I will have meetings to advance Canada's interests in the region and build partnerships that will help achieve our global climate goals in the transportation sector,” he said.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum expressed gratitude to President Sisi and the Egyptian people for the warm reception.
During their meeting, the leaders exchanged views on strengthening various aspects of bilateral relations and leveraging all areas available to enhance cooperation among them, Rady said.
The Arab summit would be attended by leaders of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the UAE, and Qatar.
The Spokesman noted that the meeting discussed ways to foster closer bilateral relations at various levels, particularly at the economic level. The meeting also tackled increasing Emirati investments in several fields in Egypt, mainly in the sectors of energy, transport, ports and tourism.
Mabdouli and a number of ministers travelled to Abu Dhabi on Saturday for launching the initiative that aims at supporting and enhancing industrial integration between the three countries and serving their development goals, a statement by the Egyptian Cabinet read on Saturday.
Egypt stressed its solidarity with the United Arab Emirates in the measures it is taking to protect its security and stability, the statement added.
South Korean Ambassador Hong Jin-wook to Egypt would hold a press conference on Sunday, January 16 to announce the details of the visit of the Korean President to Egypt.
On November 5, 2021, the US Embassy in Addis Ababa called on American citizens to not travel to Ethiopia and consider departing now over insecurity due to the ongoing armed conflict.
Both leaders exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.
On the sidelines of the forum, Shoukry met with his counterparts of Jordan, Greece and Cyprus.
The ceasefire is mutual and unconditional and also requires Palestinian groups in Gaza, who have been firing rockets at Israel in response to the Israeli assaults against civilians in Gaza and Jerusalem, to abide by the ceasefire.
“In Cairo [the third country in the tour], the delegation will discuss the bilateral relationship, regional security, economic cooperation, and human rights,” the statement said.
On March 26, 2021, the UAE proposed to mediate in the negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a legal binding agreement regarding the dam.