UAE slams Nice attack, issues advisory for Emiratis

Wam/Abu Dhabi
Filed on July 15, 2016
UAE slams Nice attack, issues advisory for Emiratis


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UAE confirms its full solidarity with France; advises Emiratis to contact embassy in case of emergency.

The UAE condemned today in the strongest possible terms the heinous and terrorist crime that claimed the lives of a large number of innocent civilians in Nice city, France, last night.

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In a statement by Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said, "The UAE strongly condemns this heinous and horrific crime. It also confirms its full solidarity with the friendly Republic of France, and backs all procedures it takes to tackle these circumstances."

He added, "This heinous terrorist crime makes it imperative for all to work decisively and without hesitation to counter the terrorism in all its forms and manifestations."

Shaikh Abdullah offered his sincere condolences and solace to the government, people of France and the families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery to the injured.

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