World leaders condemn acts of sabotage targeting ships near UAE waters

Supplied

World leaders have condemned "sabotage operations" of four commercial vessels near UAE territorial waters.

According to national news agency WAM, the targeted vessels were located in the Gulf of Oman, east of Fujairah.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said there had been no injuries or fatalities on board the vessels.

They also called on the international community to prevent such actions by parties attempting to undermine maritime traffic safety and security.

Bahrain, Yemen and Egypt have all spoken out against the incident, while the GCC Secretary-General also condemned the sabotage.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Entertainment Extra

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Afternoons with Helen Farmer

    2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Every weekday afternoon, Helen Farmer will help you to navigate the highs and lows of life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what’s happening and where to go.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.