Israeli President Isaac Herzog speaks during a meeting. File/AFP
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, called Isaac Herzog, President of Israel, on Wednesday to offer his condolences over the death of his mother.
During the phone call, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed extended sincerest condolences to President Herzog and his family and to the people of Israel.
The President of Israel expressed deepest thanks and appreciation to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed for his sincere feelings and wished the UAE and its people further progress and prosperity.
Aura Herzog, the mother of President Isaac Herzog and the wife of Israel’s sixth president, Chaim Herzog, died on Monday, just over two weeks after her 97th birthday.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain on the death of Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received a phone call from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to discuss the progression of bilateral relations in view of the peace accord the two countries recently signed.
In his message, Sheikh Khalifa also asked Allah Almighty to rest the deceased’s soul in Paradise and grant solace and patience to the Al Saud family.
Dozens of fires began devouring forested mountainsides in the Berber region of Kabyle, east of Algiers, the capital, on Monday, destroying homes, olive tree orchards and animals that provide a livelihood for the region.
Russia said on Wednesday an additional 694 more fighters had surrendered, bringing the total number to 959. Its defence ministry posted videos of what it said were Ukrainian fighters receiving hospital treatment after surrendering at Azovstal.
Priority would be given to those who are registered in the Hajj electronic system and whose data have been previously updated.
"The FNC is confident that the UAE, under President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, will see a new era of achievements and development. The country will continue to be the nation of giving, tolerance, safety and security," Ghobash said.