‘No change in UAE position towards Israel’

4557835-178610549news5s5f4s5ff5sA senior government official Friday rubbished media reports that suggested a change in UAE position towards Israel.The reports claimed that the appointment of an Israeli representative to the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), headquartered in Abu Dhabi reflect a change in UAE position towards the Jewish state.However, Maryam Al Falasi, Director of Communications at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, clarified in a statement that “Irena is an international, independent agency that works according to the laws, regulations and norms that govern the work of such organisations.”