H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan (photo), UAE National Security Adviser, received Yossi Cohen, Head of Israel’s Mossad, who visited the UAE on Tuesday.
H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed praised the efforts being made by Cohen, which, he said, had contributed to the success of the peace accord between the UAE and Israel. He said the accord would contribute positively to achieving peace in the region and opening up new opportunities for bilateral cooperation in several fields.
Sheikh Tahnoun affirmed that the UAE is committed to the principles of peace and tolerance as well as promoting diplomacy that will contribute to the enhancement of stability in the region, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
“The UAE will spare no efforts in delivering that goal,'” he stressed.
Sheikh Tahnoun noted that rapid scientific and technological progress required sincere quest for best possible practices and expertise from various countries to ensure better future for the people in the region.
Last Thursday, U.S. President Donald J. Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, spoke and agreed to the full normalization of relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Delegations from Israel and the United Arab Emirates will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare, culture, the environment, the establishment of reciprocal embassies, and other areas of mutual benefit.