France’s President Emmanuel Macron, centre, and Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, right, offer their condolences to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, at Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on May 15. Photo: Ministry of Presidential Affairs - Abu Dhabi / AFP
France’s President Emmanuel Macron, centre, and Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, right, offer their condolences to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, at Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on May 15. Photo: Ministry of Presidential Affairs - Abu Dhabi / AFP
Middle East

World leaders arrive in UAE to pay respects after death of president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed

  • French President Emmanuel Macron told new leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi that the UAE could ‘count on France’s friendship’
  • US President Joe Biden will be represented by Vice-President Kamala Harris, expected to visit on Monday

France’s President Emmanuel Macron, centre, and Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, right, offer their condolences to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, at Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on May 15. Photo: Ministry of Presidential Affairs - Abu Dhabi / AFP
France’s President Emmanuel Macron, centre, and Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, right, offer their condolences to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, at Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on May 15. Photo: Ministry of Presidential Affairs - Abu Dhabi / AFP
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