ABU DHABI,18th September 2016 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates has condemned the terrorist attack that targeted an Indian military base in Uri district north of Kashmir today, and led to the killing of 17 and injuries to over 35 army personnel.

In a statement released today, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation renewed UAE’s firm stand against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

The ministry also expressed UAE’s solidarity with the Republic of India and support to all actions it may take to confront and eradicate terrorism.

It further offered the deepest condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, as well as the government and people of India, and wished a speedy recovery to all the injured.

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