JANUARY 24, 20217:38 AM

UAE cabinet approves establishment of embassy in Tel Aviv

By Reuters Staff

FILE PHOTO: An Israeli flag, attached to a rock known as "Andromeda's Rock", flutters in the Mediterranean Sea as a Tel Aviv's skyline of high-rise buildings is seen in the background, in Jaffa, Israel June 16, 2019. Picture taken June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates on Sunday approved establishing an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, the UAE government said on its Twitter account, citing a cabinet decision.

The UAE and Israel agreed to normalise relations in August.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-emirates-embassy-idUSKBN29T0E0?

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The Council of Ministers approves the restructuring of the Board of Directors of the Securities and Commodities Authority headed by His Excellency Abdullah bin Touq Al-Marri, Minister of Economy, and approves the establishment of the UAE embassy in Tel Aviv in the State of Israel.

7:10 AM · Jan 24, 2021·Twitter for iPhone

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