ABU DHABI, 1st July, 2016 (WAM)–The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist blast which caused the death of a woman and left her three children injured in the Kingdom of Bahrain’s East Ekr.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation condemned in the strongest possible terms “this heinous terrorist crime that targeted unsuspecting people in contrary to all human values, the principles and tenets of Islamic Shari’a.” He also denounced all attempts to justify terrorism and incitement.

In a statement, the UAE minister asserted full support and solidarity with the Kingdom of Bahrain “in the face of such serious terrorist crimes against the security of the kingdom, its stability and unity of its national fabric.”

Sheikh Abdullah called for stepping up concerted efforts at all levels to counter terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

He extended the UAE’s heartfelt condolences to the leadership, government and people of the Kingdom of Bahrain, as well as to the victim’s family. Sheikh Abdullah also extended the UAE’s wishes for speedy recovery of the injured children. May Almighty Allah protect the Kingdom of Bahrain from all evils.