Mitsotakis in the UAE: Nine agreements on the table and enhanced strategic relations

Mitsotakis UAE

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is making his third visit to the United Arab Emirates on Monday, where he will meet with the heir to the throne of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and enhance strategic relations.

Government sources said that the meeting will seal their desire to deepen relations, especially in the economy and in key sectors for the Greek economy, such as RES, advanced technologies, industry, where there is great interest in investments from the UAE.

This will be signaled by a series of agreements (9 in total) to be signed by the ministers who will accompany t16he prime minister.

The renewal of cooperation between the Hellenic Development Bank and the Mubadala Emirates investment fund, which is interested in investing in Greece, is of special importance.

The visit, at a critical geopolitical juncture due to the war in Ukraine, will confirm the strategic nature of the relations sealed in November 2020 with the signing of a Joint Declaration of Broad Partnership and Cooperation Agreement on Foreign Affairs and Defence.

The two leaders will adopt a Joint Declaration reaffirming the two countries’ role in regional peace and stability and their strategic relationship, as well as the importance of good neighbourly relations on the basis of international law.

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