The United Arab Emirates have reported "acts of sabotage" against four merchant ships prior to their Gulf coast. "Four of the commercial, civilian trade ships of different nationalities" had been subjected to on Sunday morning "acts of sabotage" in front of the coast of the Emirate of Fujairah in the North-East of the country, informed the Ministry of foreign Affairs. The Ministry did not specify the nature of the incidents, as well as to the person responsible.
In the cases against the Background of increasing tensions between the Gulf countries bordering Iran and the U.S., no one had been on Board of the vessels injured, it was said by the official news Agency Wam statement published. Also, neither Oil nor chemical substances are leaked.
The Ministry condemned the "serious incident". The authorities had taken "all necessary measures" and an investigation in cooperation with local and international organizations initiated. In addition, the Gulf state called on the international community, such actions by "parties, which want to harm the safety of navigation".
at the same time the Ministry of rumors about alleged incidents in the port of Fujairah on Sunday morning language. The operation of the port over without interference. (afp/red)
Created: 12.05.2019, 20:15 Uhr