His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev reviewed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them in various fields in the light of the existing strategic partnership between the two countries as well as a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest.
In a phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed and President Mirziyoyev tackled COVID-19 crisis and the latest regional and international developments in this regard, especially in the Asian continent and its negative repercussions on the health and economic conditions in the world.
They also reviewed mechanisms and coordination of efforts between the UAE and Uzbekistan to deal with the threat posed by COVID-19 in this regard.
Sheikh Mohamed emphasised the importance of cooperation and exchange of expertise among various countries of the world to combat COVID-19 and the need to build an effective collective international response to this crisis, taking into account all circumstances based on human solidarity over any other considerations and providing support to groups and societies in need of assistance.
Sheikh Mohamed stressed that the world – in the light of the COVID-10 pandemic – is living in a moment of real test in the history of mankind.
His Highness expressed UAE’s support for, and solidarity with, Uzbekistan while combatting COVID-19, as well as other countries of the world in their battle against this pandemic.
He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to preserve Uzbekistan and its people and to have mercy on other peoples of the world.
In turn, President of Uzbekistan expressed his pride in the strong relations between his country and the UAE at all levels.
He also appreciated the efforts of Sheikh Mohamed to develop international solidarity in the fight against COVID-19.
He also emphasised that his country is keen on strengthening cooperation with the UAE in this regard and wished safety for the people of the UAE.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs