Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan becomes UAE president

Speed of transition, one day after death of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, appears designed to show unity

Rulers in the United Arab Emirates have unanimously appointed Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the president of the hereditarily ruled nation on the Arabian peninsula.

The state-run WAM news agency said the rulers of the country’s seven sheikhdoms made the decision at a meeting held in Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi.

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