Friday 22 January 2021
News ID: 81351
Publish Date: 02 August 2020 - 21:48

DUBAI (Dispatches) -- The foreign ministers of Iran and the United Arab Emirates agreed on Sunday that they would strive to cooperate during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a video call during which they also exchanged greetings for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan told his Iranian counterpart that strengthening bilateral cooperation was important element in tackling the coronavirus, UAE state news agency WAM said. Iran’s Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet that it was "a very substantive, frank and friendly video conversation” on COVID-19 as well as "bilateral, regional and global situations.” "We agreed to continue dialogue on theme of hope—especially as region faces tough challenges, and tougher choices ahead,” he wrote.

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