Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi participated on Wednesday, in the summit hosted by the President of the United Arab Emirates Mohamed bin Zayed in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, with the participation of leaders from the Gulf states, as well as Jordan’s King Abdullah II.
According to the UAE official media, the list of participants includes the Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq, the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
According to the Emirates News Agency, the “fraternal meeting” under the title “Prosperity and Stability in the Region” discussed “aspects of cooperation and joint coordination that serve stability and prosperity in the region.”
During the meeting, the leaders discussed several regional and international issues of common interest and the challenges the Arab region is witnessing, and the importance of coordination and strengthening joint Arab action in dealing with these challenges.
They also reiterated “the deep-rooted historical ties between their countries in various fields, and their mutual keenness on communication, consultation and continuous coordination towards various transformations in the region and the world.”
According to the UAE media, the leaders highlighted the importance of adhering to the rules of good neighbourliness, respect for sovereignty and non-interference in internal affairs.
This summit comes a day after a Palestinian-Jordanian-Egyptian summit, held in Cairo on Tuesday, in which the leaders of the three countries warned of the danger of continuing what they described as the absence of a political horizon for the Palestinian cause, and its repercussions on regional security and stability.