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Iran-UAE Relations

UAE calls for revival of Iran nuclear deal

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has called for the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and a resolution of relevant technical issues.

Iran reaffirms sovereignty over Persian Gulf islands

Iran's mission to the UN deplored the recent claims raised by the UAE about the three islands of Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb in the Persian Gulf, and reiterated that the trio are inseparable parts of the Iranian territory.

Iran’s FM says Tehran eager to broaden ties with UAE

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian met with Emirati ambassador Saif Mohammed Al Zaabi, back in Tehran after seven years. Amirabdollahian highlighted Iran’s policy on expansion of relations with all neighbors including the UAE.

UAE official praises normalization with Iran as regional policy

A senior diplomatic advisor to the United Arab Emirate’s president says the UAE’s decision to return its envoy to Tehran is in line with the country’s regional policy to repair bridges, strengthen ties, maximize commonalities and building trust, understanding and cooperation.

UAE says to send envoy to Iran soon

The United Arab Emirates has said its ambassador to Iran, Saif Mohammed Al Zaabi, would return to Tehran “in coming days”. It comes more than six years after the Persian Gulf Arab state downgraded ties with the Islamic Republic.

UAE official: Emirates is sending an ambassador to Tehran

A senior diplomatic advisor to the president of the United Arab Emirates, says the Persian Gulf country is sending an ambassador to Tehran, ruling out the formation an alliance against any country in the region. Anwar Qargash was speaking at a news conference in Paris.

Iran FM: Presence of Zionists causing sabotage in region

The Iranian foreign minister has told his Emirati counterpart that the presence of the Zionist regime in the region is destabilizing and causes insecurity, terror and sabotage in the entire region.

Analyst: Iran, UAE can strengthen ties based on commonalities

A political analyst says Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have many common grounds for cooperation based on which the two Persian Gulf neighbors can strengthen their relations under the leadership of the new UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nahyan.

Iran FM: UAE visit ‘opened new chapter in bilateral ties’

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says his Monday visit to the United Arab Emirates has opened a new chapter in bilateral ties.

President Raisi felicitates election of MbZ as UAE president

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has extended his congratulations to Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan over his appointment as president of the United Arab Emirates. Raisi has also expressed hope that the two countries would further improve relations to serve common interests.

Raisi offers condolences over passing of UAE’s leader

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has in a message offered condolences on the passing of the United Arab Emirates’ president Sheikh Khalifah bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the country’s crown prince.

UAE official: Emirates want to resolve differences with Iran

A senior diplomatic advisor to the United Arab Emirates president says the Persian Gulf sheikhdom wants to resolve its differences with Iran.

Iran FM to UAE counterpart: Zionist regime threat to all regional nations

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has told his Emirati counterpart that the Zionists have been and are still the root-cause of insecurity in the region.

Bushehr-Dubai flights resume after three years

Iran and the United Arab Emirates have resumed flights between Bushehr and Dubai after a three-year halt.

Former Iranian ambassador to UAE hails Emirati official’s visit to Tehran

Iran’s former ambassador to the United Arab Emirates has described as highly important the recent visit of the UAE’s security chief to Tehran and the subsequent increase in the Islamic Republic’s regional power.

What is UAE’s motive for expanding ties with Iran?

In an article run by political website Iranian Diplomacy, Saber Golanbari, an expert on international relations, has looked into the possible motives behind the UAE’s overtures to Iran at a time when the two Persian Gulf countries are divided over a range of issues, most notably the sheikdom’s normalization of ties with the Israeli regime. Here is a summary of the article:

Iran’s president invited to visit the UAE

Iran’s President has told the UAE’s National Security Adviser that Tehran welcomes an expansion of ties with the Emirates.

UAE security chief: Warm ties with Tehran top priority

A top Emirati security official has called for the expansion of ties with Iran in different fields.

Senior Emirati official says UAE to send delegation to Iran soon

A senior Emirati official said on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would soon send a delegation to Iran as part of efforts to improve ties with rival Tehran.

Iran FM calls for continuous consultations with UAE

Iran’s foreign minister says the new administration of the Islamic Republic seeks to continue cooperation with friends and neighbors including the United Arab Emirates.

Iran’s deputy FM meets top UAE officials

Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri held talks with senior Emirati officials on Wednesday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), state news agency WAM reported.

Top Iran MP confirms UAE official’s visit to Tehran

A high-ranking Iranian member of parliament confirms the visit of an Emirate delegation to Iran in a few days.

Officials: Top UAE delegation to visit Iran soon

A high-level delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will visit Tehran soon as the Persian Gulf Arab state tries to reduce tensions with Tehran, senior Iranian and Persian Gulf officials told Reuters on Wednesday.

Amir Abdollahian: UAE FM Damascus visit positive step

Iran’s foreign minister has praised the recent UAE foreign minister's visit to the region, including Damascus, as a positive step.

UAE says seeking to reduce tension with Iran

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) says Abu Dhabi is trying to manage rivalries with Tehran through talks to avoid new conflict in the region. It comes as Iran, in the recent past, has held four rounds of negotiations with its Persian Gulf rival, Saudi Arabia, to restore the damaged relationship.

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