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UAE foreign minister meets Assad in Syria

Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s stressed support for stability and the need to end the war during the visit, which the US State Department said it does not support.
President Bashar al-Assad meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Damascus, Nov. 9, 2021.

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus today. 

Nahyan and Assad discussed relations between the “two brotherly countries.” Nahyan expressed support for “stability efforts” and Assad’s leadership in Syria. For his part, Assad thanked the UAE for supporting the Syrian people. They also spoke about unspecified regional issues, Syria’s official news outlet SANA reported.

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