Reuven Rivlin receives credentials from Mohamed Al Khaja in Tel Aviv.
Gulf Today Report
Ambassador of the UAE to Israel Mohamed Al Khaja arrived in Tel Aviv and presented his credentials to the President of the State on Monday.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally received the first-ever ambassador from the Emirates, following last year's historic agreement between the countries to normalise ties.
Khaja wrote on his Twitter account, “I arrived today in Tel Aviv as the first UAE Ambassador to the State of Israel and met Gabi Ashkenazi, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, to discuss growing bilateral relations since the signing of the Abraham Accords, as well as enhancing cooperation in various fields.”
Dubai’s ruler and The United Arab Emirates' Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has sworn in the country's first ambassador to Israel, Mohammed Mahmoud Al-Khaja, the Dubai Media Office said on Sunday.
In September, the UAE and Bahrain signed agreements for normalising relations with Israel.
Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a US drone.
The move comes to ensure rights protection of both parties in a balanced manner, promote the growth and stability of the labor market, and enhance the economic competitiveness of the UAE.
Keith Bennett was one of five victims of 1960s child serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, who buried all but one of their victims on bleak moorland near the northwestern city of Manchester.
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