Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed , UAE's foriegn minister "L" and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi "R" (Photo: Egyptian Presidency)
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi held talks in New York on Sunday with the UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed, with the pair discussing the latest developments in the Middle East, the Egyptian president's office announced on Monday.
According to the official statement, El-Sisi and Bin Zayed discussed the various crises in the region, which are expected to be discussed at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) starting this week.
El-Sisi emphasised the need to enforce joint Arab efforts to prevent interference in the internal affairs of Arab nations, as well as attempts to destabilize Arab states.
The two men discussed UAE-Egypt relations, with Bin Zayed expressing the Emirates' appreciation for the high level of cooperation and coordination between the two nations.
Bin Zayed is heading the Emirati delegation at the UNGA, which is taking place at the UN headquarters in New York.
Also attending Sunday's meeting were Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Khaled Fawzy, the head of Egypt's General Intelligence Directorate.
According to the presidential statement, El-Sisi is due to deliver a speech to the UNGA next Tuesday.