On Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with top Emirati officials. Mevlut Cavusoglu was welcomed in Dubai by UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai.
Cavusoglu is in the Gulf country on an official visit.
“Will further develop our economic and commercial relations with UAE,” Cavusoglu wrote on Twitter, sharing photos from their meeting.
Tugay Tuncer, Turkey’s Ambassador to Abu Dhabi, and Mustafa Ilker Kilic, Turkey’s Consul General in Dubai, were also present at the meeting.
Cavusoglu was afterwards greeted by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. According to officials at the Turkish Foreign Ministry, the two addressed regional issues during their meeting.
Cavusoglu also met with Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, his UAE counterpart.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry Diplomacy Academy and Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy signed a memorandum of agreement between the two foreign ministries.
On the invitation of his UAE counterpart, Turkey’s top diplomat arrived in the UAE on Monday for an official visit.
Cavusoglu met with Turkish businesses in Dubai on Tuesday.
Last month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he will travel to the UAE in February with a strong delegation. He praised Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Al Nahyan’s recent visit to Istanbul in a press conference.