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Rafsanjani: Gulf rulers react

Most (but not all) Gulf leaders sent public messages of sympathy to Iran following the death of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (who met Rafsanjani in 2006) expressed his condolences in a cable to President Hassan Rouhani, as did Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Cables were also sent by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Vice President, prime minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum.

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