Thai-born janitor Kriangkrai Techamong stole $20 million worth of precious gems in 1989 from the home of a Saudi prince, triggering a spate of murders in Bangkok and a feud between the countries dubbed the "Blue Diamond Affair".
Sheikh Saqer Bin Humaid said the UAE has strengthened its global stature as a hub for added-value manufacturing through the launch of the integrated partnership, underscoring its commitment to achieving the vision of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Wednesday and signed several agreements in the first official visit since the two countries
Al Maqbali said the inauguration of the UAE Embassy in Moroni highlights the profound ties of friendship between the two countries and their keenness to strengthen their overall relations.
The presidential vote on Dec.24 is the core part of a UN plan to help restore stability, but the calendar has been under pressure as tensions flare once more between rival camps.
Sheikh Mohamed and McGurk exchanged views on the overall issues and topics of mutual interest, particularly the latest developments in the Middle East and joint work to enhance pillars of security, peace and stability in the region.
China had warned it would retaliate after it was this week given 72 hours — until Friday — to vacate its Houston consulate, and had urged the United States to reconsider.
Sheikh Nahyan conveyed greetings of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed of the UAE Armed Forces, to President Raisi, and their congratulations on his inauguration.
During their conversation they discussed their priorities, including containing the coronavirus pandemic, promoting access to affordable vaccines, tackling climate change and cooperating in the Indo-Pacific Region, the ministry said in a statement.
Sheikh Mohamed and King Hamad exchanged cordial talks that embody the depth of the deep-rooted brotherly relations between the UAE and the Kingdom of Bahrain, which are based on strong bonds of brotherhood, unity of destiny.