Lebanon PM condemns attacks on 4 ships near UAE territorial waters

BEIRUT, 13th May, 2019 (WAM) — The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Saad Al Hariri, has condemned the sabotage attacks targeting four ships near the UAE’s territorial waters.

According to Lebanon’s National News Agency, NNA, Al Hariri said in a statement that the incident is considered as “a dangerous threat to the safety of navigation in one of the most important waterways in the world.”

He added that these actions threaten the stability of the world economy through the international oil markets, in addition to being a direct attack on Arab brotherly countries and on the joint Arab security.

“We emphasise our full solidarity with the United Arab Emirates and all brotherly countries in the Arabian Gulf,” Al Hariri concluded.

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