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Maldives condemns attacks near UAE territorial waters

Nafaahath Ibrahim
14 May 2019, MVT 20:58
Foreign Minister Shahid meeting with UAE's foreign minister. PHOTO: MIHAARU
Nafaahath Ibrahim
14 May 2019, MVT 20:58

Maldivian government condemns the attacks on Sunday near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), east of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman.

The statement released by Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed that Maldives remains in solidarity with UAE and their dedication to safeguarding the security and interests of territorial waters.

Additionally, Maldives denounced the acts of sabotage which targeted commercial and civilian vessels and any such attacks threatening the safety and stability of maritime navigation.

Furthermore, the statement urged the international community to assume its responsibility to guarantee the safety of maritime navigation and confront all attempts to undermine international peace and security.

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