Abu Dhabi (IP) - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met in Abu Dhabi on Thursday and discussed issues of mutual interest.

Iran PressIran news: The two sides also reviewed the latest regional and international developments during the meeting.

Shamkhani referred to the enhanced politico-economic relations between Iran and the UAE and noted that the two countries can take major steps in promoting mutual cooperation and enhancing neighborhood diplomacy.

He also underlined that the problems in the Persian Gulf region are mainly due to the interference of trans-regional countries, the United States and the Israeli regime in particular, urging the need for collective efforts of regional countries to ensure the security of the region.

The UAE president, for his part, appreciated a recent historic agreement for restoring Tehran-Riyadh ties which he said was a decisive step to further help bring convergence among regional countries.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan expressed hope that the visit to Abu Dhabi by Iran’s top security official would turn a new page in Iran-UAE ties.

He voiced his country’s readiness to solve the misunderstandings so as to promote bilateral relations with Iran to the highest level.

Heading a high economic, banking, and security delegation, Ali Shamkhani left Tehran for Abu Dhabi on Thursday morning.


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