UAE condemns terrorist attack in Paris

Vehicle attack targeted French soldiers in the suburb of Levallois-Perret

00:18 August 11, 2017
Police and rescue forces are seen on the scene where the man suspected of ramming a car into a group

Abu Dhabi: The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist vehicle attack that targeted French soldiers in the suburb of Levallois-Perret in Paris.

In a statement issued on Thursday, the UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation condemned this terrorist act. It stressed the UAE’s firm stand that rejects all forms of violence and terrorism, which targets everyone regardless of their religion and ethnicity.

The UAE expressed its solidarity and stand by the French government in combatting violence and extremism. It called on the international community to stand shoulder-to-shoulder to confront this dangerous scourge and uproot it from its source due to the threat it poses to global security and stability.

The ministry wished a quick recovery for those who were injured in the attack