This came when Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the Turkish President and the accompanying delegation at Qasr Al Watan in the capital, Abu Dhabi.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Turkish President reviewed the various cooperation opportunities available in the two countries, especially in the investment, economic and development fields, as well as agriculture, food security, health, technology, innovation, space projects, artificial intelligence and renewable energy.
The two sides exchanged views on a number of issues and developments in the Middle East, stressing in this context the consensus of the two countries’ visions on the importance of supporting efforts and peaceful solutions aimed at enhancing security, peace and stability in the region, which constitute basic pillars of cooperation, development and progress towards the future that their peoples and countries aspire to. .
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed expressed his thanks and appreciation for Turkey’s stance regarding the condemnation of Houthi terrorist attacks on civilian sites in the UAE, and its solidarity with the state in confronting these criminal attacks, wishing Turkey continued security, stability and prosperity.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed also indicated that the volume of agreements and memoranda of understanding signed by the two countries during his recent visit to Turkey laid the foundations for a new and major launch of the economic and trade partnership between the two countries.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi stressed the UAE’s keenness to strengthen this partnership and push it forward during the coming period, and to double the volume of Emirati-Turkish trade exchange.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed said that strengthening development partnerships for the benefit of the peoples of the region requires cooperative relations between their countries, especially in light of the many commonalities between the Arab and Turkish sides, and the opportunities for growth, cooperation and prosperity available for this relationship to serve the interests of all.
He also stressed that the UAE welcomes every step on the road to cooperation, understanding and peace in the region, based on its approach based on promoting cooperation and coexistence, which is in the interest of development, prosperity and stability.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed said that the state is keen to cooperate with Turkey to face the multiple common challenges in the region, through dialogue, understanding, consultation and diplomatic solutions.