UAE condemns Pathankot terror attack

UAE condemns Pathankot terror attack
PATHANKOT, JAN 2 :- Security personnel stand guard outside the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Pathankot in Punjab, India, January 2, 2016. At least two gunmen and a guard were killed in an attack on the base on Saturday near the border with Pakistan, officials said, in an apparent challenge to attempts to revive a dialog between the nuclear-armed neighbors. REUTERS/UNI PHOTO-9R

Dubai: The UAE today condemned the “heinous” terrorist attack on the IAF base in Pathankot and said that it stands with India in the fight against terrorism.

The Foreign Ministry in a statement said, “The UAE condemns the heinous terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force Base in Pathankot. We stand with India in its ongoing fight against terrorism.”

“Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable,” the Ministry said in the statement released by official news agency Wam.

It said that in the wake of this heinous attack, the UAE is encouraged by the determination of international community to work hand in hand in order to investigate the incident and address the issue.