Mon 17-10-2022 21:50 PM
ABU DHABI, 17th October, 2022 (WAM) -- Today, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held a phone call with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine.
During the call, the two sides discussed cooperation between the two countries, in addition to developments in the Ukraine crisis and the importance of de-escalation and reducing tensions through dialogue and diplomatic solutions.
His Highness stressed that the UAE will exert all possible efforts to prevent the worsening of the crisis and help foster an atmosphere conducive to calm and negotiations for the benefit of all parties.
Moreover, His Highness underscored that the Ukraine crisis has serious ramifications worldwide, including by posing challenges to the global economy and international peace and security.
During the call, His Highness thanked President Zelenskyy for his confidence in the UAE's efforts to mediate on humanitarian issues, food security, and other matters. His Highness also underscored the UAE's readiness to continue its efforts and support initiatives to mitigate the humanitarian and economic impact of the crisis.
His Highness and President Zelenskyy congratulated each other on the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the UAE and Ukraine, expressing their wishes for the two countries’ relations to continue prospering to serve mutual interests and meet the aspirations of their peoples.