Entries by Diplomat Editor

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DP World to Invest in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan

(Dubai) – The potential of DP World investing in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan’s ports and logistics sectors was the focus of discussions between global trade enabler DP World’s Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem and Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Askar Mamin in Astana. This follows the signing of two framework agreements with the government of […]

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Flash floods in southern Afghanistan kill at least 20

(Kandahar) – At least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan´s Kandahar province, the UN said, as heavy rains swept away homes and vehicles and potentially damaged thousands of houses. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said widespread flooding inundated Kandahar city and surrounding districts in the province, […]

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UAE, Ireland discuss economic, commercial partnership

(Abu Dhabi) – Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, and Pat Breen, Minister of Trade, Employment, Business, as well as European Union, EU, Digital Market and Data Protection of Ireland, discussed ways of reinforcing economic and commercial cooperation between the UAE and Ireland. The meeting, which took place in Dubai on the sidelines […]

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Abdullah bin Zayed meets Italian Interior Minister

(Rome) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Matteo Salvini, as part of his official visit to Italy. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral ties between the UAE and Italy, and means of developing them across multiple […]

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UAE, Jordan parliaments agree to serve Arab interests

(Abu Dhabi) – The UAE and Jordan have agreed to increase their joint consultation and coordination and exchange views regarding issues of common interest and adopt a unified Arab stance that places Arab interests at top priority and defend and support them in international parliamentary meetings. A Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, in this respect was […]

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Saudi crown prince meets Chinese President

(Beijing) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with China’s President Xi Jinping and bagged a $10 billion oil deal, pressing on with his diplomatic charm offensive in Asia following a global outcry over the Khashoggi killing. Mohammed arrived in Beijing on Thursday following visits to Pakistan and India, showing the world that his […]