Rinkevics and UAE foreign minister discuss normalization of UAE's relations with Israel

  • 2020-09-23
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics today had a telephone call with the Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahjan, to discuss bilateral relations, the normalization of the UAE's relations with Israel, and containing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region.

Rinkevics congratulated the UAE foreign minister on the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries marked on September 18. He made note of the active bilateral dialog between Latvia and the UAE, including high-level visits and cooperation in international organizations, as well as the expanding legal framework.

The Latvian minister welcomed the recent agreement on the normalization of the diplomatic relations reached between the UAE and Israel.