Saturday, 27 February 2021, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Minister of State at the UAE MOFAIC, HE Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received the Yemeni Foreign Minister Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak for a bilateral meeting.
Sheikh Shakhbout emphasised during the bilateral conversation the UAE’s unwavering support for the security and stability of Yemen. In fact, the UAE committed US$230 million, ahead of the United Nations Pledging Conference for Yemen co-hosted between the Swiss Confederation and the Kingdom of Sweden.
The latter support is in addition to ongoing bilateral UAE assistance efforts and will help fund international programmes that meet the medical, nutritional, and food security needs of the country. The UAE are working with the stakeholders and address the needs as set forward by the UN Humanitarian Response Plan.
The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in particularly are intensifying their cooperation with the US to end the protracted armed conflict in Yemen.
Sheikh Shakhboot’s intervention was especially appreciated as he is well-aware of the Emirati and Saudi interests in bringing political stability to the neighbourly Yemen.
For further information
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – UAE: https://www.mofaic.gov.ae/en/mediahub/news/2021/2/27/27-02-2021-uae-yemen
Picture by MOFAIC – UAE