Cairo, SANA-Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Fayssal Mikdad, discussed with Head of the United Arab Emirates’ delegation to the Arab-Japanese political dialogue meeting, Minister of State Ahmed Ali al-Sayegh, bilateral relations and means of enhancing them in different domains.
Mikdad described as deep and brotherly the relations between Syria and the UAE that were enhance under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad and his Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
He appreciated the role played by the UAE during its membership in the Security Council, during which it defended the Arab interests.
Mikdad highly evaluated the UAE’s humanitarian stance in supporting Syria during the earthquake disaster that struck it last February.
In turn, al-Sayegh conveyed amity and appreciation of the people and leadership in the UAE to the Syrian leadership and people.
Al-Sayegh hoped Syria would rapidly recover and restore of its role, which would be positively reflected on the security of the region and the Arab countries.
In the same context, Mikdad met Head of the delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Waleed bin Abdulkarim El-Khereiji.
The two sides affirmed keenness on developing the level of their bilateral relations.
Both sides also expressed their satisfaction with the level of those relations after the meeting between President al-Assad and His Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the Arab Summit of Jeddah.
Talks during the meeting dealt with a number of files of common interest. Both sides agreed to continue coordination and consultation in the interest of the two peoples and the two brotherly countries.
Nisreen Othman / Mazen Eyon