New UAE president meets Macron as world leaders pay respects

ABU DHABI: The UAE’s new president Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan held talks Sunday with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as world leaders streamed in to Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to his predecessor.
Macron, who was re-elected this month, expressed his condolences to Sheikh Mohamed following the dying of Sheikh Khalifa, who died on Friday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US Vice President Kamala Harris, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Israeli President Isaac Herzog are additionally anticipated to reach in Abu Dhabi on Sunday and Monday.
Presidents and monarchs from Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Oman and Tunisia, and Sudan’s de facto chief, have been amongst a protracted line of dignitaries to supply their condolences on Saturday.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman known as to congratulate the brand new president and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted to commend his “dynamic and visionary management.”


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