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Jean Asselborn meets with the Foreign Minister of the UAE, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi

Published Tuesday November 22 2016

Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, inister of Foreign Affairs of the UAE

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg H. E. Mr. Jean Asselborn met his Emirati counterpart H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan for a bilateral meeting on Sunday 20th November 2016 in Abu Dhabi.

The Ministers discussed the relations between the two countries and addressed several key issues in this context. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah especially appreciated that Luxembourg was one of the first countries to confirm its participation in Expo 2020 Dubai which will be a landmark event not only to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the United Arab Emirates, but for the entire region.

Both Ministers confirmed the excellent political and cultural as well as economic and commercial relations between the two countries. They wish to strengthen and enhance the ties while welcoming the dynamic trade relations.

The Ministers reviewed regional and international political developments and addressed the situation in the Middle East, in particular the situation in Iraq and Syria. They exchanged views on the latest developments in Turkey as well as on the fight against religious extremism.

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