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The UAE has condemned the series of suicide and terror explosions that targeted a security patrol and police station in the heart of Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis, on Thursday.
In a statement ton Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said, "The UAE expresses its condemnation and the denouncement of these acts of terrorism and reiterates its principled rejection of all acts of violence and terrorism.''
The UAE also reiterated its support for and solidarity with the people and the government of Tunisia in their fight against violence.
The UAE also called on the international community to unite in the efforts to confront and uproot this dangerous menace, which threatens international security and stability.
The ministry wished those injured in the incidents a speedy recovery.
His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, is leading the UAE official delegation to the 30th Arab League Summit, starting in the Tunisian capital on Sunday.
The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack, killing at least eight students and wounding 136 others. It took place on Tuesday in a religious school in the city of Peshawar, northern Pakistan, which claimed the lives of a number of innocent civilians, including children, and wounded others.
Tunisia's interior ministry says two suicide bombers blew themselves up near the US embassy in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, on Friday, killing five police officers.
With close follow-up from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the UAE Embassy in Tunisia and with the continuous coordination of the Operation Centre at the Ministry with competent authorities, Tunisian dentist Raya Bint Al Sobhi returned to the UAE where she was reunited with her 2-month-old and 5-year-old children, after being unable to return due to flight suspension amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The manuscripts included the journey of Ibn Battuta, the Arabic lexicon of Jacobus Julius, a Dutch orientalist from the seventeenth century, the Beginning of the World Creation by Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al Kisa’I, 30 Arabic books in medicine and philosophy as well as a group of correspondences in Portuguese.
Oman's initiative, effective from September, grants foreign investors and retirees the right to reside for long periods in the sultanate, the ministry added.
Heavy rain was witnessed in several areas of the UAE on Wednesday, bringing down the temperature by a few notches. Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, and Dibba — Masafi