Ali Najat

The painful experiences of wars and conflicts during the past decade prompted the actors in the Middle East to reduce tensions and neutralize crises as much as possible, and to find a formula for dialogue. After a decade of the Arab Spring, the impulse of the uprisings gradually subsided, and the situation in the region turned away from polarization and confrontation, and then most countries reviewed their approach and reformed their policies in various fields of foreign policy, which failed and were not able to serve the national interest effectively.

The UAE has pioneered a change in foreign policy in the region over the past year, as Abu Dhabi is gradually rebuilding its relations with Qatar, Syria, Turkey, and Iran after nearly a decade of struggle over regional issues, including serious confrontations and tensions. This change can be seen in the approach in the recent visits of the UAE Foreign Minister, “Abdullah bin Zayed” to Syria, and the visit of “Mohammed bin Zayed”, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, to Turkey after ten years.

Over the past few months, Turkish President “Recep Tayyip Erdoğan” has also sought to improve relations not only with the United Arab Emirates but also with Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Days after the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s visit to the capital, Ankara. Turkish President “Recep Tayyip Erdoğan” announced that he will visit the UAE next February, and he praised the path of improving relations with Abu Dhabi, pointing to the possibility of reaching and taking similar steps with Egypt and Israel, about the imminent achievement of a breakthrough in the course of improving Turkish relations with Cairo and Tel Aviv, as Saudi Arabia and Iran made four rounds of talks in Iraq; To ease tensions and restore relations between the two countries.