x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Sheikh Abdullah says UAE stands by UN

UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets UN secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon in New York on the sidelines of the General Assembly meeting.

The UAE stands by the United Nation’s efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, the Foreign Minister, told the agency’s secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon.

They spoke of current developments in Syria and Egypt, the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations and the Iranian file, Wam, the state news agency, reported.

Mr Ban shared the UN’s views on developments in Egypt and Syria, including the issue of the Syrian chemical programme, with Sheikh Abdullah.

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