The UAE says it's closely following regional developments and has reaffirmed the importance of de-escalating current tensions.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation stressed the importance of dialogue and political solutions.
It also confirmed that the recent developments will not affect citizens, residents, or visitors to the UAE.
The Ministry added that all sectors across the country continue to operate as normal.
Meanwhile, the Dubai Media Office has dismissed rumours regarding security threats to the emirate.
.@DXBMediaOffice confirms that the rumors being circulated regarding security threats targeting Dubai are fake and haven’t been issued from any official source in the Iranian Government. We urge everyone to refrain from circulating fake news and spreading rumors.— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) January 8, 2020