United Arab Emirates: Israel mission not sign of changed relations

By JTA
November 27, 2015 22:09

 
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A senior United Arab Emirates official said Israel’s new office in Abu Dhabi does not signify any change in her government’s attitude toward the Jewish state.

Maryam Al Falasi, director of communications at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a statement Friday saying that “any agreement between [the International Renewable Energy Association] and Israel does not represent any change in the position of the UAE or its relations with Israel,” Gulf News reported.

The International Renewable Energy Association, commonly referred to as IRENA, is an international group headquartered in Abu Dhabi. Earlier Friday, the Israeli paper Haaretz reported that Israel will in the next few weeks officially open a mission accredited to the association.

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