Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed global issues with British prime minister Boris Johnson on Friday.
During the phone call they reviewed the state of affairs of historic bilateral ties and ways of enhancing joint cooperation.
In addition to long-established ties, both agreed on cooperation to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
“The leaders also discussed the coronavirus outbreak and the importance of international cooperation to stop the spread of the disease,” a statement released by Downing Street revealed.
The phone call also featured discussions on trade, investment and counter-terrorism.
The two leaders affirmed their resolve to increase joint cooperation and work across the economic, trade and political fields so as to serve their mutual interests and aspirations of their peoples.
A Downing Street spokesperson said: “The Prime Minister spoke to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
“They agreed to work closely together to strengthen our bilateral ties in areas such as trade and investment and counter-terrorism, and on global issues such as climate change – ahead of the COP26 Summit in Glasgow this year.”