UAE condemns terrorist attack targeting Abha International Airport

Wednesday 1440/10/9 - 2019/06/12
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Abu Dhabi, June 12, 2019, SPA -- The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the Houthi terrorist attack against Abha International airport, which resulted in the injury of 26 civilians from different nationalities.
In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the UAE strongly condemned this terrorist act which utilized military projectile capabilities, and deemed it as new evidence of the Houthi's hostile and terrorist tendencies that seek to undermine security and stability in the region.
"The UAE renews its solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its stance with Riyadh in a unified step against any threat to the security and stability of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and supports all measures taken by Saudi Arabia in the face of extremism and terrorism to maintain security of its citizens and expatriate residents," the statement continued.
"The security of the UAE and of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is indivisible," it noted, adding, "any threat or danger against the Kingdom's security is considered a threat to UAE's security and stability."
The Ministry wished the injured a speedy recovery.
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17:27 LOCAL TIME 14:27 GMT
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