Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of UAE has met several Israeli ministers in Tel Aviv.
He arrived in Israel on Wednesday for a trip to mark the second anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords and was accompanied by a high-level delegation, state news agency Wam reported.
Sheikh Abdullah met Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked to review cooperation in seve emphasizing emphasis on defense.
Sheikh Abdullah said the visit would open new prospects for cooperation between the two sides.
Shaked welcomed the visit of Sheikh Abdullah and the UAE delegation and said Tel Aviv is keen to strengthen relations.
Sheikh Abdullah also met Merav Michaeli, Israel’s Minister of Transport. They discussed sustainable transport and road safety.
Sheikh Abdullah said UAE shared a common will to increase cooperation further.
He said the signing of the Abraham accords motivated two sides to push ahead with sustainable partnerships that supported prosperity and development.
Michaeli said strengthening cooperation in the transport sector would be an essential area to stimulate economic growth.
Sheikh Abdullah also met Israeli Minister of Finance Avigdor Lieberman and reviewed cooperation in several fields, including economy, finance, and investment.
He also held talks with Israeli opposition leader and former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the trip to Israel.
The UAE delegation included Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation; Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth; Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State; Omar Ghobash, Assistant Minister for Culture and Public Diplomacy; and Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive of flydubai.
Source: Iran Press