Sunday May 8, 2022
The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that
targeted an African Union Transition Mission base in the Middle Shabelle
region, southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, which resulted in deaths and
injuries of peacekeeping mission personnel from the Republic of Burundi.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
International Cooperation affirmed the UAE’s strong condemnation of these
criminal acts, and its constant rejection of all forms of violence and
terrorism aimed at destabilising security and stability, in contravention of
humanitarian values and principles.
The Ministry affirmed its full solidarity with the African
Union Transition Mission in Somalia, to achieve security and stability in the
Moreover, the Ministry expressed its sincere condolences and
sympathy to the government and people of the Republic of Burundi and to the
victims’ families of this heinous crime, while wishing the injured a speedy