‘His legacy will live on,’ world leaders pay tribute to UAE’s Sheikh Khalifa

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  • Date: 14-May-2022
  • Source: Al Arabiya
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: UAE
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‘His legacy will live on,’ world leaders pay tribute to UAE’s Sheikh Khalifa

World leaders and organizations mourned the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who passed away on Friday, describing him as a leader whose legacy will live on.Britain’s PM Boris Johnson voiced his sorrow over the death of Sheikh Khalifa and said in a tweet that the latter was “a wise and respected leader who will be missed enormously.”

France and Moscow also offered their condolences.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett expressed his condolences in a tweet. “Sheikh Khalifa’s great legacy and deeds were appreciated by many in Israel. The State of Israel stands alongside the UAE and its people at this difficult time,” Bennet said.India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his condolences and described Sheikh Khalifa as a “great statesman and visionary leader under whom India-UAE relations prospered.”Pakistan, Turkey, Iran and Ethiopia echoed similar emotions, with Pakistan’s President Nawaz Sharif saying his country lost a “true friend” with the death of Sheikh Khalifa.Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian sent a cable offering his condolences to his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Fars news agency reported.The European Council, European Commission and the United Nations also mourned

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