UAE’s Anwar Gargash says attacks on oil tankers are a ‘dangerous escalation’

File photo of UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash. (AP)

UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash expressed concern about the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the targeting of Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia.

Gargash said that the attacks are a ‘major and dangerous escalation’ that requires the international community to scramble to protect regional stability and security.

“Wisdom and collective responsibility are needed to prevent more escalation,” he said in a Twitter post.

 

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(With Reuters)

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55
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