Egypt's Sisi and Abu Dhabi crown prince agree on necessity of joint Arab action against terrorism

Ahram Online , Monday 27 Nov 2017

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File Photo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (R) shakes hands with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on 26 September, 2017 (Photo: The Egyptian Presidency)

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed in a phone conersation on Monday the necessity of pushing forward joint Arab action against terrorism, Egypt's presidential spokesman said in a statement.

Al Nahyan expressed his deepest condolences to the Egyptian president and to the families of the 305 victims of North Sinai's Al-Rawda mosque attack, saying he is sure that Egypt and its people will overcome the challenges posed by this tragedy.

The crown prince also praised the unique and strategic relation between Egypt and the UAE, affirming his country's commitment to stand by Egypt in its fight against terrorism.

El-Sisi and Al Nahyan previously last met in Abu Dhabi in September to discuss joint counterterrorism efforts and bilateral relations.

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