Turkish President Erdogan arrives in UAE at start of official visit


President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed in the UAE on Wednesday marking the fifth in a series of summits and meetings that have significantly strengthened the comprehensive partnership between the two countries.

Over the past two years, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Erdogan have held four meetings, with the previous summits taking place in November 2021, February 2022, and a virtual call in March 2023 and the fourth in June 2023, demonstrating the commitment of both leaders to fostering a strong and enduring partnership.

The leadership of both countries remains dedicated to enhancing their partnership, recognising its importance in promoting inclusive growth, creating opportunities for well-being, and ensuring peace and stability for their peoples and the region.

The UAE's partnership with Turkey is a key part of its strategy to strengthen overall relations and cooperation with friendly nations.

Erdogan and his delegation were greeted at the Presidential Flight in Abu Dhabi by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court.

The Turkish leader is due to meet UAE President on the final day of his tour Gulf tour, which includes Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE. 

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