UAE calls for 'wisdom' after killing of Iranian military leader


The UAE has called for restraint against further escalation after a US airstrike killed top Iranian military leader General Qassem Soleimani.

In a Tweet, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash urged to put wisdom and political solutions above confrontation and escalation.

"This situation requires adopting a rational approach that is free of emotions," he wrote.

Meanwhile, the UAE has strongly condemned the attack on US embassy in Baghdad, calling it a blatant violation of diplomatic norms and conventions.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the attempt to storm the US Embassy represents a serious escalation under international law.

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