On a trip to the United Arab Emirates this Sunday, May 15, Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the former president of this country and met the new one: Mohammed Ben Zayed. The other purpose of this visit was to strengthen the strategic partnership between this country and France. But what is behind this strategic relationship between the two countries?
Being the first Western leader to visit the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi, Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyane, the former Emirati president, who died last Friday. “He was respected by all for the values of peace, openness and dialogue that he embodied. My support to his brother, newly elected President of the United Arab Emirates, and the UAE people,” he said on Twitter.
في ابو ظبي للاشادة بذكرى الشيخ خليفة بن زايد آل نهيان. كان يحظى باحترام الجميع لقيم السلام والانفتاح والحوار التي كان يجسدها. دعمي الكامل لأخيه الذي تم انتخابه رئيسا لدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة وكذلك للشعب الإماراتي. pic.twitter.com/X8DxMYocrn
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) May 15, 2022
He then congratulated the new President of the UAE, Mohammed Ben Zayed al Nahyane, while emphasizing his “determination to continue and develop everything they have undertaken together for five years.
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