UAE condemns Mumbai terror attacks

November 27th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, Nov 27 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursday condemned the terror attacks in India’s commercial capital Mumbai in which 101 people were killed and more than 200 injured.”The UAE, while condemning this brutal and appalling crime, affirms its complete solidarity with the government of India and standing by its side in confronting and overcoming these criminal acts,” WAM news agency quoted Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the Arab federation, as saying in a statement.

Sheikh Abdullah offered his sympathies to the families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to those injured in the attacks.

Meanwhile, a UAE foreign ministry source said its consulate-general in Mumbai “is maintaining continuous contacts with UAE citizens there and has set up a round-the- clock communication centre to follow up their condition”.

There was no report of death or injury of any UAE national, the source said.

“The consulate-general will pursue its contacts with UAE citizens there and update the foreign ministry with any new developments,” he said.

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