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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 September 2018

German foreign minister in Abu Dhabi for talks on Qatar

German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel arrives in Abu Dhabi and is met by UAE minister of state Dr Sultan Al-Jaber PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY
German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel arrives in Abu Dhabi and is met by UAE minister of state Dr Sultan Al-Jaber PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY

German's foreign minister arrived in Abu Dhabi late Monday night, where he was received by UAE minister of state, Sultan Al-Jaber.

Sigmar Gabriel is expected to have senior level meetings in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, having flown in from Jeddah where he met with Saudi foreign minister Adel Al-Jubeir.

His regional tour is focused on the Qatar crisis, and the need to combat terrorism financing. Speaking in a joint conference with Al-Jubeir, Gabriel said that the "best solution to the Qatar crisis would be to fight terrorist financing together".

The German minister stressed in Jeddah on the importance of maintaining GCC unity and support for Kuwait's ongoing mediation efforts to bring Qatar back to the GCC fold.

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