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India strongly condemns terror attack in UAE; Says attack on innocent civilians is completely unacceptable, against all civilised norms

Updated: January 19, 2022 11:08 am

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar had a telephonic conversation with the Foreign Minister of UAE Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. They discussed the terror attack on UAE that killed two Indian nationals on Monday.

The UAE Foreign Minister shared the details of the attack. He conveyed the deepest condolences of the UAE Government on the death of two Indians. He assured that the UAE Government would extend the fullest support to the families of the deceased. His authorities are in continuous touch with the Indian Embassy in that regard.

Dr Jaishankar condemned the terror attack in the strongest terms. He emphasized that such an attack on innocent civilians was completely unacceptable and against all civilized norms. He appreciated the immediate assistance provided by UAE authorities to the Embassy in responding to this tragic situation.

Dr Jaishankar conveyed India’s strong solidarity with UAE in the face of such an attack. Given its principled position against terrorism, he said India will stand with UAE in international forums on this issue.

The Ministry of External Affairs is in contact with the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi regarding the return to India of the mortal remains of the deceased. The Embassy is coordinating with the families. They have also rendered all necessary assistance to those who sustained injuries.

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