Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, received Luigi Di Maio, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Sunday.
During the meeting, held at the ministry's headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Shaikh Abdullah and Di Maio discussed ties of friendship and co-operation between the UAE and the Italy and ways to enhance them in all fields.
They reviewed Italy's participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, while touching on regional and international issues of common interest.
The two sides also discussed the latest Covid-19 developments and co-operation between the two countries to contain its repercussions.
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Co-operation, attended the meeting.