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UAE’s Abdullah bin Zayed, Chilean Counterpart Discuss Boosting Bilateral Relations

In a significant move to strengthen ties between their nations, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), held a phone conversation with Alberto van Klaveren, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chile. The two leaders discussed various facets of their bilateral relations and explored avenues to enhance cooperation to serve the mutual interests of both countries and their peoples. During the conversation, Sheikh Abdullah and Minister van Klaveren reviewed aspects of cooperation across multiple sectors, with a particular focus on economic, trade, investment, and renewable energy initiatives. This discussion comes on the heels of the two nations announcing the completion of negotiations on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement, signalling a new era of economic collaboration.

Sheikh Abdullah emphasized the UAE’s commitment to establishing robust and growing cooperative relations with Chile and other Latin American countries. He highlighted that such partnerships are crucial for supporting joint efforts to achieve comprehensive development and sustainable economic prosperity. The UAE and Chile share a common vision of advancing renewable energy solutions, a sector where both countries have made significant strides. The comprehensive economic partnership agreement is expected to bolster trade and investment flows, creating new opportunities for businesses and fostering innovation in renewable energy projects.

The ministers also took the opportunity to discuss recent developments in the Middle East, particularly the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip. They underscored the importance of the international community’s efforts to achieve a sustainable ceasefire and to enhance the humanitarian response to meet the needs of civilians affected by the conflict. The UAE has consistently demonstrated its commitment to peace and stability in the Middle East, working closely with international partners to address regional challenges. This conversation with the Chilean foreign minister further exemplifies the UAE’s proactive diplomatic engagement on global issues.

Bilateral relations between the UAE and Chile have seen significant growth over the years, marked by high-level visits and the signing of various agreements aimed at boosting economic and cultural exchanges. The UAE’s strategic location as a gateway between East and West, coupled with Chile’s robust economy and strong ties within Latin America, provides a solid foundation for a dynamic partnership. As both nations look forward to the implementation of the comprehensive economic partnership agreement, the future holds promising prospects for deeper cooperation in areas such as technology, education, tourism, and beyond.

This enhanced collaboration is expected to contribute significantly to the socio-economic development of both countries, reinforcing their roles as key players in their respective regions. The phone call between Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Alberto van Klaveren signifies a strong commitment from both sides to continue building on their shared goals and aspirations, paving the way for a prosperous and mutually beneficial relationship.