UAE Foreign Minister holds meetings in New York

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed met with a number of foreign ministers from countries participating in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

He met Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France; Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India; and Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations.

The meetings reviewed bilateral relations and strategic partnerships in all sectors, including economy, investment, finance, renewable energy, food security, culture, education and tourism, among the UAE and these countries.

The meetings also discussed a number of issues of common interest, including the energy and food dossier and the importance of achieving global market stability, in addition to ways to strengthen global efforts to combat climate change.

The Foreign Ministers of the United Arab Emirates, France and India and the Permanent Representative of the United States also discussed several issues on the agenda of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly and exchanged views on regional and international developments.

The meeting was attended by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technologies; Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; and Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the UN.