Israel opens embassy in UAE: Foreign Ministry

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Dubai - Earlier today, the UAE approved establishing an embassy in Tel Aviv in Israel.



By AFP

Published: Sun 24 Jan 2021, 10:23 PM

Last updated: Sun 24 Jan 2021, 11:47 PM

Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates, its foreign ministry said Sunday, in a historic move four months after the Jewish state and the Gulf country normalised ties.

Also read: UAE cabinet approves establishment of embassy in Tel Aviv

“Today the Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi has officially been opened, with the arrival of the mission head Eitan Naeh,” the ministry said in a statement.

“The Israeli embassy in the United Arab Emirates will advance relations between the countries on all levels.”

Earlier today, the UAE approved establishing an embassy in Tel Aviv in Israel.


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