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UAE economy minister says important for UAE not to take sides in China-U.S. trade tensions

Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a signing ceremony during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China's Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

DUBAI (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates's economy minister, Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri, said on Monday trade tensions between the United States and China are harmful to 'all of us' and is important for the UAE not to take sides on the issue.

(Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Saeed Azhar)