President Raeisi meets UAE national security advisor

TEHRAN, Dec. 6 (MNA) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi held a meeting on Monday with the National Security Advisor of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan who has travelled to Tehran on Monday at the official invitation of Iran's Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, met and held talks with Iranian President Raeisi.

Earlier in the day, UAE national security advisor met with Shamkhani. 

During the meeting, Shamkhani stressed that stability and security can only be achieved through continuous dialogue and cooperation between the regional countries.

UAE national security advisor described Iran, as a large and powerful country in the region, saying that the country has a unique geopolitical position, connecting the east and west of the world.

Developing and strengthening bilateral relations and discussing the latest developments in the region are among the goals of Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan's visit to Tehran.

His visit came as former Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash has stated that the UAE “has taken steps to de-escalate tensions [with Iran] as we have no interest in a confrontation.”

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