UAE condemns terrorist attack on security checkpoint in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Mon 09-07-2018 14:35 PM

ABU DHABI, 9th July, 2018 (WAM) — The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the terrorist attack targeting a security checkpoint in the Buraidah District of the Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia.

A member of Saudi Arabia’s security forces and a foreign citizen were killed in the attack.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the UAE strongly condemns these criminal acts that threaten international security and stability.

The ministry also reiterated its persistent and principled position against all forms and manifestations of terrorism that target all, regardless of their religion and race.

The ministry expressed the UAE’s condolences and solace to the government and the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as to the families of those killed.

WAM/Nour Salman/Rasha Abubaker

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