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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) speaks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan after he arrives with delegation members in Cairo, Egypt June 19, 2017 in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS

Cairo- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi crown prince and deputy commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held talks over bilateral relations, the fight against terrorism and developments on the Qatari crisis.

They both underlined the importance of concerted regional and international efforts to fight terrorism on all levels, especially to stop the flow of funds to terror organizations and the use of political and media covers.

Sisi received Sheikh Mohammed – who arrived in Cairo on Monday – and they highlighted during their discussions the importance of uniting international community efforts to find peaceful resolutions for conflicts in the region and to contribute to achieving stability of Arab nations.

They also underlined importance of intensifying efforts to reinforce joint Arab work for the best of Arab nations – they added that it is necessary to reach political solutions for the current crises in some regional states.

Spokesperson for Sisi’s office Alaa Yousif confirmed that the bilateral meeting was followed by a session of extensive talks between the two countries’ delegations, during which the Egyptian president welcomed Abu Dhabi’s crown prince and praised the distinguished Egyptian-Emirati relations and the level of coordination and continuous consultation between the two countries on various issues of common interest.

Sisi asked Sheikh Mohammed to convey his greetings to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, hailing UAE’s role in reinforcing joint Arab work – Abu Dhabi’s crown prince in his turn also conveyed Sheikh Khalifa greetings and expressed his delight to visit Cairo.