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UAE condemns assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, calls for restraint

November 29, 2020
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates has condemned the assassination killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and urged all parties to exercise self-restraint.

In a statement on Sunday carried by state news agency WAM, the UAE’s foreign ministry said the instability in our region and the security challenges it faces push us all to avoid actions that would lead to an escalation, threatening the stability of the entire region.

The Ministry also said that the United Arab Emirates, based on its firm belief its deep conviction on the need to pursue all means for stability in the region, condemns the “heinous assassination” of Mohsen Fakhriaadeh, which could fuel the conflict in the region.

"Given the current situation in the region, the UAE calls upon all parties to exercise maximum degrees of self-restraint to avoid dragging the region into new levels of instability and threat to peace," the ministry added. — SG


November 29, 2020
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