At the start of this global health crisis, the UAE worked with the US and multilateral partners such as the World Health Organization. In order to provide humanitarian assistance and medical supplies to countries in greatest need. The United Arab Emirates offered to facilitate the return of American citizens to their countries, by opening Abu Dhabi International Airport, according to a statement of the UAE embassy in Washington.
Meeting between ambassador of the UAE and US Secretary of State
The statement said:
The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Yousef Al-Otaiba, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week. He offered him to facilitate any return of American citizens if necessary through Abu Dhabi International Airport, specifically.
According to the statement, Al-Otaiba said that the United Arab Emirates will provide the airport for American airlines. That may want to schedule special flights to and from the United States.
UAE solidarity with the US
Al-Otaiba, upon his meeting with Pompeo, conveyed a message from the United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In order to confirm ongoing support and solidarity with the United States, while many countries are trying to combat the epidemic of the coronavirus.
UAE Offers US Help To Confront Coronavirus
The UAE Foreign Minister’s message to his Pompeo counterpart confirmed his country’s commitment to providing medical assistance to any American citizen or individual in the US forces stationed in the UAE.
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Al-Otaiba said during his meeting with Pompeo that:
The UAE is taking wide-ranging measures to control the spread of the virus. Including conducting one of the most comprehensive testing initiatives in the world. Pointing out that more than 127,000 people have already been tested in his country.
Global Health Crisis
Al-Otaiba said that since the start of this global health crisis, the UAE worked with the United States and multilateral partners such as the World Health Organization. In order to provide humanitarian assistance and medical supplies to countries in greatest need. This includes recent humanitarian and medical aid trips to Iran. Which provided essential supplies, such as laboratory diagnostic kits and protection equipment for health care workers and other first responders.