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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.
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