Last Update 12:33
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Sisi, Bin Zayed discuss recent developments in Gulf region

Ahram Online , Wednesday 15 May 2019
Egypt's president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy supreme Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Cairo 15 May 2019 (Photo: Al-Ahram)
Views: 2482
Views: 2482

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed in Cairo with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan the recent developments in the Gulf region, particularly with regards to the sabotage of naval vessels earlier this week, the Egyptian presidency announced.

El-Sisi and Bin Zayed also discussed the attack on Saudi oil stations, for which Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels claimed responsibility.

"During the talks, President El-Sisi expressed Egypt's full solidarity and support with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to face all attempts to destabilise the two countries," the statement read.

The Egyptian president asserted that Egypt considers the national security of the Arab Gulf region part of its own security.

Bin Zayed asserted the importance of coordination and consultation as well as exchanging points of view between the Arab countries, which face challenges including interference in their internal affairs.

He also praised Egypt's vital role as a cornerstone of stability and security in the region.  

El-Sisi and Bin Zayed also discussed other developments in the Middle East as well as Egyptian-Emirati bilateral relations.

Bin Zayed arrived in Cairo on Wednesday. He last visited Egypt in March.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.