Entries by Diplomat Editor

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Tunisia elects new President

(Tunis) – Tunisia elected an independent former law professor as its new president, after Kais Saied, 61, who ran a low-key volunteer-based campaign, won a landslide victory with 72.7 per cent of the vote against his opponent, TV magnate and businessman Nabil Karoui, on 27.3 per cent. With a turnout of 55 per cent, Sunday’s […]

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Russian President arrives in Riyadh

(Riyadh) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Riyadh, beginning his two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia. He was received by Prince Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh Province, and a number of Saudi officials at the Royal Terminal at King Khaled International Airport.

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UAE, Russia sign a MoU for air transport services

(Abu Dhabi) – The UAE and the Russian Federation held a round of air transport talks at the Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center in the capital Abu Dhabi, during which they discussed ways of cooperation between the two countries and increasing air traffic to different cities in both countries. These discussions resulted in the signing […]

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UAE, Russia join forces to counter terrorism, stabilise world oil markets

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, co-chaired the 9th meeting of the UAE-Russia Joint Committee, which held in Abu Dhabi. Addressing the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah stated that the meeting is complementing the works of […]

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UAE hosts 9th preparatory joint committee meeting with Russia

(Abu Dhabi) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation hosted today the preparatory meeting of the ninth UAE-Russia Joint Committee. The meeting was headed by Maadhad Hareb Jaber Alkhyeli, UAE Ambassador to the Russian Federation, and Maxim Sidelnikov, Deputy Director of the Department of Bilateral Relations Development in the Ministry of Economic Development […]

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Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize

(Oslo) – Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea. Abiy was honoured “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with […]

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Sudan leaders

(Abu Dhabi) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, and Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. During the meeting, held at the Sea Palace in Abu Dhabi, the parties […]

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US, Japan ink trade agreements

(Washington) – US President Donald Trump hailed a banner day for American farmers, announcing two trade agreements with Japan that he said would deepen economic ties in agriculture and digital commerce. The trade deals, which were formally unveiled last month on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, come as Trump renews […]