Video: UAE reunites Yemeni Jewish family after 15 years

WAM

Authorities in the UAE have helped reunite a Yemeni Jewish family who endured 15 years of separation.

They helped facilitate the travel of family members from Yemen to the UAE and also made arrangements for their relatives in London to join them.

The family members told national news agency WAM that the reunion was nothing short of a miracle and the realisation of an impossible dream.

"We thank the UAE for their great support in arranging the reunion. This is an example of the UAE’s humanitarian approach, as well as of its noble values of tolerance and coexistence," they stressed, adding that it is a model for the whole world to emulate.

The father of the family said: "I feel as if I were reborn today. I am so happy to have met all my children and grandchildren. I am also overjoyed to be in the UAE, the land of tolerance, coexistence and goodness."

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