Moroccan FM says news of ambassadors’ withdrawal from Saudi Arabia, UAE is unfounded

Nasser Bourita told Russian news agency Sputnik that the news was not issued by any Moroccan official. (AFP)
Updated 09 February 2019
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Moroccan FM says news of ambassadors’ withdrawal from Saudi Arabia, UAE is unfounded

The Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs said that the news of his country withdrawing its ambassadors from the UAE and Saudi Arabia was unfounded, Al Arabiya reported.

Nasser Bourita told Russian news agency Sputnik that the news was not issued by any Moroccan official.

The minister's statement came after news outlets alleged that Morocco recalled its ambassadors to for consultations on Friday.


Trump spoke with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Thursday: White House

Updated 19 April 2019
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Trump spoke with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Thursday: White House

  • The two leaders discussed Washington’s continued support for the UAE

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the White House said in a statement.
The two leaders discussed Washington’s “continued support for the United Arab Emirates’ national defense, strengthening alliances in the region, and the impact of the Administration’s crippling sanctions on Iran,” the statement said.
“They also spoke about UAE’s contributions to the global energy markets as a reliable supplier of oil,” it said.