Abu Dhabi, 25 July 2022 (TDI): President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today made a phone call to the President of the Republic of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

During the conversation, the President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the agreement signed in Istanbul between Ukraine, Russia, and Türkiye.

Moreover, the United Nations also played its part in the agreement, to provide safe passage for grain exports through the Black Sea to global markets.

President of the UAE appreciated the Efforts:

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also highlighted that the Istanbul Agreement is a major stride in the right direction.

Adding to this, he hoped that the agreement will be implemented promptly, as it would help avoid a global food crisis.

The President of the UAE also appreciated President Erdoğan’s efforts and initiatives that contributed to the signing of the agreement.

The agreement is of great importance to Ukraine as it will help the export of Ukrainian grain to world markets and ensure safe passage.

Moreover, UAE President also commended the Turkish diplomatic efforts to reach this agreement.

Further adding to this, he stressed the importance of resolving disputes through diplomatic and political means to avoid the repercussions that conflicts have on civilians, infrastructure, and the international order.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed underscored the UAE’s keenness on supporting efforts and initiatives aimed at enhancing security and promoting peace and stability, to which all peoples of the world aspire.

The UAE President and the President of Türkiye also discussed bilateral relations, promising prospects for cooperation, and joint work between the UAE and Turkiye in various fields to serve the interests of their countries.

The two leaders also tackled the latest regional and international issues of mutual concern and relevant developments.