United Arab Emirates


Ankara welcomes new Yemeni government

Turkey on Dec. 27 welcomed Yemen's new government after it was sworn in recently in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

"We hope that this development will contribute to the resolution of the conflict and the humanitarian crisis that has been going on for over six years," the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

A multimillion-dollar donation from the United Arab Emirates had reached Serbia PHOTO

President Aleksandar Vui met the plane at the Batajnica military airport.
The plane contains, among other things, 55 respirators, magnetic resonance imaging, a CT scanner, a mobile X-ray, four ECG devices, 100 intensive care beds and 200 infusion pumps.
The President of Serbia pointed out that they sent "everything that exists" from the Emirates.

Dendias discusses East Med developments with UAE counterpart

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on Wednesday held a telephone conversation with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

In a tweet, Dendias said the two focused on bilateral issues and developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

The two countries earlier this year conducted joint military exercises.

Turkish parliament approves Libya troops motion

The Turkish parliament on Dec. 22 approved a motion calling for an extension in troop deployment in Libya for another 18 months.

While the ruling AKP, and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) backed the motion, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), and Good (İYİ) Party voted against it.

UAE joins East Mediterranean Gas Forum

Egypt said on Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates has joined the Cairo-based Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum as an observer.

Egypt, Israel, Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Jordan established the EastMed Gas Forum (EMGF) as an intergovernmental organization in a virtual ceremony hosted by Cairo in September.

The Palestinian Authority is also part of the forum.