x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Sheikh Abdullah condemns Tanzania church attack

The UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed has condemned a terrorist attack on a church in Tanzania on Monday.

ABU DHABI // The UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed has condemned a terrorist attack on a church in Tanzania on Monday.

The explosion killed two and injured 30 others.

“The UAE condemns strongly this act that has resulted in the deaths of a number of innocent people,” Sheikh Abdullah said in a statement published by wam, the state news agency.

The UAE, he said, offered solidarity and support to Tanzania in responding to this “cowardly act”.

He expressed the country’s rejection of terrorism, adding that the UAE condemned any such acts that targeted places of worship and desecrated their sanctity.

He called on countries to stand together in fight against terrorism.

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