DUBAI, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Dubai Insurance Co said
on Thursday it had not signed an official agreement with
Israel's Harel, a day after the Israeli insurance
group said a deal had been reached.
The companies met but "the parties have yet to sign (an)
official cooperation agreement," Dubai Insurance Chief Executive
Abdellatif Abuqurah said in a statement.
Harel on Wednesday said the two insurance companies had
signed a deal to provide insurance services in both Israel and
the United Arab Emirates.
It said the agreement would enable its customers to receive
insurance services - business, health and for sea and air trade
- in the UAE while UAE citizens would be able to receive the
same services in Israel.
The UAE and Israel have agreed to establish diplomatic and
trade ties, which has led to a number of business deals being
(Writing by Alexander Cornwell; editing by David Evans and Hugh