UAE and UK foreign ministers discuss strengthening cooperation

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed also met with the UK health, education and climate change officials

  
United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyanin attends a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the State Department in Washington, October 13, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyanin attends a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the State Department in Washington, October 13, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS

LONDON: UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss have pledged to develop areas of joint cooperation and enhance their development relations.

The ministers met in London on Monday, where the two sides discussed ways to enhancer joint cooperation in all fields, including economic, trade, investment and climate change.

Sheikh Abdullah’s visit comes after a recent visit by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed to the UK, where he met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and announced the establishment of a new and ambitious partnership between the two countries for the future.

Sheikh Abdullah and Truss also discussed regional and international issues of common interest.

During his visit, the UAE foreign minister also held talks with the UK health secretary Sajid Javid, Nadhim Zahawi, secretary of state for education, and Alok Sharma and president of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

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