Emir of Qatar’s UAE visit ‘is a sign of strong ties’

The forthcoming visit to the UAE by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, shows the close ties between the countries, the Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, has said.

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ABU DHABI // The forthcoming visit to the UAE by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, shows the close ties between the countries, the Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, says today.

The visit is of particular importance in light of regional and international developments and the need to exchange views and coordinate stances on issues of mutual interest, Sheikh Abdullah tells today’s edition of the Qatari newspaper Al Sharq.

The Emir is expected in the UAE to discuss enhancing cooperation, coordination and integration between GCC nations.

Sheikh Abdullah said the UAE attached the greatest importance to relations with Qatar and was keen to promote them in the interest and mutual benefit of the peoples of the two countries and other Arabian Gulf states.

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