Abu Dhabi, October 14 / His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect him, received today His Excellency Anthony Blinken, the Secretary of State of the United States of America. During the meeting, they discussed the utmost priority of ensuring the full protection of civilians and preserving their lives, along with the imperative need to establish humanitarian corridors. The urgent provision of medical assistance and relief to the Gaza Strip, in addition to an immediate cessation of any form of escalation.
The meeting, held at the Al-Shati Palace, addressed the necessity of intensifying regional and international diplomatic efforts to contain the situation and prevent further escalation of violence and crises in the region, in light of the current evolving situation and its dangerous repercussions.
Both parties emphasized the importance of working towards a clear political horizon to ensure the realization of a just and comprehensive peace that enhances regional security and stability, underscoring their mutual determination to strengthen stability and prosperity in the Middle East.
During the meeting, His Highness the President and the U.S. Secretary of State reviewed the strategic cooperation and common work relations between the two friendly countries and discussed ways to further develop them in various areas to serve their common interests.
The meeting was attended by: His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Governor of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to His Highness the President, and Her Excellency Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State for International Cooperation, His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the United States, and the delegation accompanying the U.S. Secretary of State.