Mohamed bin Zayed: Any malevolent attempt will not affect fraternal relations with Egypt

ABU DHABI, 9th February, 2015 (WAM) — His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stressed that the deep historical relations between the United Arab Emirates and the Arab Republic of Egypt are a source of pride to the leaderships and peoples of the two countries and that any malevolent attempt will not affect the strong and growing fraternal relations.

This came during a telephone call His Highness received from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, when Sheikh Mohamed reiterated the UAE’s support for Egypt’s leadership, government and people in their quest for stability and security and to support efforts of the development process to meet the aspirations and interests of the brotherly Egyptian people.

Sheikh Mohamed affirmed that the UAE is following this approach out of its belief in Egypt’s central and historical role, as it is considered the valve for the stability and safety of the whole region.

His Highness expressed his full confidence in the ability of the Egyptian people and their leadership to face all the challenges and move forward in the way of success and achieve security, stability and progress.

The Egyptian President commended UAE’s stances, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, supporting Egypt and its people, highlighting the UAE’s special place among the Egyptian people.

The Egyptian President also stressed the strong relations between the two countries, which have continued through the noble Emirati stances, as established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, that will not be forgotten by the Egyptian people, noting that these strong relations will not be affected by any tendentious attempts aiming at destabilising regional stability and the unity of the Arab nation.

The call touched on the distinguished brotherly relations between the two countries and aspects of ongoing cooperation in addition to exchanging views on developments in the region and issues of mutual concern.