UAE affirms support for de-escalation in Ukraine


Abu Dhabi: The UAE underscored its readiness to support efforts aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine, reiterating its position calling for diplomacy, dialogue and respect for the rules and principles of international law.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) said in a statement that the visit of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Russia on Tuesday, is part of the UAE’s continuous endeavour to contribute to achieving security and stability in the region and the world, and to enhance fruitful and constructive cooperation with regional and international powers, in addition to communicating with all parties concerned in the Ukraine crisis to help reach effective political solutions.

The Ministry indicated that the bilateral talks will address the latest developments related to the crisis in Ukraine, as the country seeks to achieve positive results to reduce military escalation, and the humanitarian repercussions, and to reach a political settlement to achieve global peace and security.