Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid met on 12 June in Abu Dhabi with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of The United Arab Emirates Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, and the President of the Federal National Council, Amal Al Qubaisi.
The two sides stressed the importance of developing the close ties between the UAE and the European Union in various fields and shared their mutual interest in defusing tensions. Schmid underlined the importance to make every effort to ensure a peaceful transition to a civilian government in Sudan.