FNC, Saudi Shura Council condemn sabotage of commercial vessels near UAE territorial waters

RIYADH, 14th May, 2019 (WAM) — The Federal National Council, FNC, and the Saudi Shura Council condemned the sabotage of four civil commercial ships near the UAE’s territorial waters.

They issued a joint statement after a meeting today between Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the FNC, and Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Ibrahim Al Sheikh, Chairman of the Saudi Shura Council, at the latter’s headquarters in Riyadh.

In the statement, the two councils stressed that the act poses a serious risk to the safety and security of maritime navigation and threatens regional and international peace and security, adding that those responsible should be held accountable.

They also urged the parliaments of friendly countries and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, IPU, to condemn the act, and called on the international community to identify and take action against the perpetrators.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/Nour Salman


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