His Excellency Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council, met Tobias Ellwood, Chairman of the Defense Committee in the British House of Commons, within the framework of the official visit of His Excellency, heading a parliamentary delegation from the Council to the United Kingdom. At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Saqr Ghobash expressed his deep thanks and appreciation to Representative Tobias Ellwood, Chairman of the Defense Committee, for this meeting, praising his practical experience in the field of peace and security in the Middle East. His Excellency stressed the depth of the Emirati-British relations, the strategic partnerships linking the two countries, and ways to enhance prospects for joint cooperation between the two countries in all fields. The meeting was attended by a delegation of the Federal National Council, whose membership includes His Excellency Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi and Dr. Tariq Humaid Al Tayer, Sarah Muhammad Falaknaz and Marwan Al Muhairi, members of the Federal National Council, and Dr. Omar Abdul Rahman Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Council. His Excellency Saqr Ghobash and Tobias Ellwood stressed the keenness of the two friendly countries and their leadership to develop areas of joint cooperation and strengthen their development partnership, as this partnership contributed to mobilizing long-term Emirati investment projects in the United Kingdom, in various strategic areas and sectors. They also exchanged views between the two sides on all current regional and international issues, especially in the Middle East, stressing the importance of achieving global peace, security and stability, and supporting all efforts to provide a better future for the peoples of the world and to achieve security and stability. His Excellency Saqr Ghobash stressed that the United Arab Emirates is a distinguished example of consolidating the principle of tolerance and peace. His Excellency pointed out that peace is the basis on which the UAE builds its foreign relations, which prompted it to sign the Abrahamic Agreement, which reflects the constants of UAE policy and its historical legacy of openness to all countries of the world in accordance with its supreme strategic interests, and coexistence with various civilizations. cultures and religions without abandoning their pillars and their original approach in adhering to national, Arab and Islamic rights, in accordance with the decisions of international legitimacy and the rules of international law. His Excellency added that development and development in the Middle East is contingent upon achieving peace. His Excellency Saqr Ghobash praised the position of the United Kingdom and its condemnation of the recent terrorist attacks by the Houthi group on civilian sites in the UAE, stressing that the Houthi terrorist militias threaten regional security and peace in their non-compliance with the Stockholm Agreement on Hodeidah, and their exploitation of the port to practice piracy, affecting the security and safety of movement Maritime navigation in the Bab al-Mandab Strait and the Red Sea. The President of the Federal National Council stressed the role of the United Kingdom in the matter of the Yemeni crisis, and the importance of the United Kingdom classifying the Houthi group as a terrorist organization. His Excellency pointed out the importance of not leaving the Yemeni people hostage to terrorist militias. His Excellency Saqr Ghobash referred to the role of the UAE and its keenness to continue humanitarian support in Yemen, stressing the need for the international community to have a clear role in the deprivation of a generation of Yemeni youth from water and food, the right to education, health, human dignity and a decent life. Representative Tobias Ellwood, Chairman of the Defense Committee, expressed his great pleasure in meeting His Excellency Saqr Ghobash and his accompanying delegation, stressing the importance of strengthening parliamentary relations between the two countries. He also congratulated the UAE for its successful hosting of Expo 2020 Dubai, and its unique ability to make the exhibition an icon of civilization, expressing his fascination with the efforts of the UAE to foresee the future, especially in the field of modern technologies and innovations, as many of those advanced technologies were employed in the exhibition. Expo 2020 Dubai, such as the use of robots to carry out tasks independently, which is a revolutionary step in the field of artificial intelligence. He praised the UAE’s signing of the Abrahamic Agreement, noting that such an agreement reflects the wisdom of the leadership in the UAE, stressing that it is an important start for regional, international and international efforts on which to build. He also valued the important role played by the United Arab Emirates in combating extremism and terrorism.