Riyadh condemns “sabotage acts” against ships near UAE territorial waters

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Monday condemned the acts of sabotage against commercial and civilian vessels near UAE territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman, towards the eastern coast near the Emirate of Fujairah and in the UAE exclusive economic zone Sunday.

An official source of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement carried by Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that this criminal act poses a serious threat to the security and safety of maritime navigation, which is reflected negatively on regional and international peace and security.

The source stressed the solidarity of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its stand alongside the UAE in all measures being taken to safeguard its security and interests, according to the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency