UAE FM wishes a happy Jewish New Year to Lapid in phone call

The Emirati foreign minister commended Lapid's call for a two-state solution in his recent address to the UN General Assembly.

 Prime Minister Lapid holding hands with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, September 15 2022. (photo credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO)
Prime Minister Lapid holding hands with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, September 15 2022.
(photo credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO)

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan wished Prime Minister Yair Lapid a happy Jewish New Year in a phone call on Tuesday evening, according to Al Nahyan's office.

Al Nahyan also thanked the prime minister for the warm reception during a recent visit he made to Israel to mark the two-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords.

The foreign minister stressed that the success of the two countries in building fruitful and solid relations is a "clear embodiment of the benefits of peace for 'our region and our ability' to work together for a prosperous future for generations."

  Prime Minister Lapid and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, September 15 2022. (credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO) Prime Minister Lapid and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, September 15 2022. (credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO)

Al Nahyan additionally commended Lapid's address to the UN General Assembly in which he stressed the importance of peace for the region and called for a two-state solution between the Israelis and the Palestinians.