President of UAE meets with Macron in Paris

President of UAE meets with Macron in Paris

Dubai, The Gulf Observer: UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Thursday.
The two leaders discussed the longstanding strategic partnership between the UAE and France, and explored opportunities to further expand bilateral cooperation across various sectors, state news agency WAM reported.
The French president welcomed his UAE counterpart to the Élysée Palace, and said he was pleased for them to meet again in France.

Sheikh Mohamed returned the compliment and thanked Macron for the warm reception.
Sheikh Mohamed and the French president affirmed their deep commitment to further strengthening the countries’ historic ties, and discussed ways to enhance collaboration in priority areas, including culture, environment, climate change, space, and renewable energy.

Their talks also covered other fields central to both countries’ sustainable development ambitions, including investment, the economy, food security, and advanced technology.
The presidents discussed regional and international developments, with both sides stressing the importance of promoting peace, stability and cooperation between nations.
Sheikh Mohamed and President Macron also talked about the upcoming COP28 climate conference, to be hosted by the UAE later this year.

Both leaders reiterated their shared belief in the importance and potential of joint action.

They stated that pursuing collaborative measures to confront climate change was an immediate priority for both countries.