Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met Chancellor Karl Nehammer of Austria in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
The pair discussed regional and international issues, including the crisis in Ukraine and its impact on global security and peace.
They underlined the need to find a peaceful settlement through dialogue, negotiation and diplomatic solutions, and stressed the importance of providing humanitarian support to civilians.
Sheikh Mohamed added that the UAE, through its presidency of the UN Security Council, is doing everything in its power to encourage peaceful solutions to the Ukraine crisis and to co-operate with all parties concerned.
He also expressed his thanks to Chancellor Nehammer for Austria's condemnation of the Houthi terrorist attacks on civil facilities and sites in the UAE, it was reported by the WAM news agency.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed noted the close relations between the UAE and Austria and the steady growth in cooperation witnessed over recent years.