Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan (R) and Josep Borrell (L) Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Wednesday received a phone call from Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

Sheikh Abdullah and Borrell reviewed the importance of enhancing the values of tolerance, pluralism, respect and peaceful coexistence in the world, based on their significant role in consolidating positive relations between peoples and stimulating sustainable growth in societies.

Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the strong ties binding the UAE and EU countries and keenness on boosting and building cooperation horizons in all domains.

The minister also highlighted the constructive UAE-EU collaboration in facing global challenges, as well as upholding the values of tolerance, coexistence and human fraternity.

During the conversation, the two sides also tackled the latest regional and international developments, the crisis in Ukraine and global efforts to find a political solution to it, and work to mitigate its humanitarian repercussions.