ABU DHABI, 19th May, 2016 (WAM) – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to French President Francois Hollande on the victims of the EgyptAir disaster who were travelling from Paris to Cairo.

He expressed his condolences and solace to President Hollande and to the families of the victims.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also dispatched similar condolences to the French President.

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