DUBAI -- The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Wednesday appointed Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, his brother, as the vice president of the country, the official Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
The appointment was approved by the UAE Federal Supreme Council, according to the report. The incumbent Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will remain in the same role. (UAE-Vice President-Appointment)
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TEHRAN -- Iranian foreign minister said on Wednesday that Tehran and Moscow are taking the final step toward the signing of a long-term cooperation agreement.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who left Iran for Russia on Tuesday, made the remarks at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, according to Iran's official news agency IRNA. (Iran-Russia-Ties)
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JERUSALEM -- Azerbaijan on Wednesday opened its embassy in Israel, three decades after the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen hosted his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov before the opening ceremony. (Israel-Azerbaijan-Embassy)
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TEHRAN -- Iranian foreign minister said on Wednesday that Tehran will host a meeting in the coming days among senior diplomats from Iran, Türkiye, Russia and Syria to bring the views of Damascus and Ankara closer to each other.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks at a joint press conference after meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, according to Iran's official news agency IRNA. (Iran-Russia-Quadrilateral Meeting)