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CORRECTED-Israeli PM Bennett visits Abu Dhabi, to meet UAE president

reuters.com · 06/09/2022 05:12
CORRECTED-Israeli PM Bennett visits Abu Dhabi, to meet UAE president

Corrects spelling of UAE leader's name

- Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday and will meet its president, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, an Israeli statement said.

Bennett's Abu Dhabi visit had not previously been announced.

The statement quoted Bennett as saying that he aimed to "build an additional level" in Israel-UAE ties founded two years ago.


(Writing by Dan Williams; editing by James Mackenzie)

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