NICOSIA, Cyprus – The United Arab Emirates’ high diplomat says proof his nation possesses signifies that current assaults towards oil tankers inside UAE waters have been “state-sponsored.”
Overseas Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not title the state, however stated his nation needs to work with different nations to forestall an additional escalation of tensions within the area.
On Friday, the U.S. navy launched video footage it stated advised that Iran wished to cover proof that it was behind the assaults. Iran has denied involvement.
Al Nahyan stated after talks with Cypriot counterpart Nikos Christodoulides on Saturday that the U.A.E. introduced this proof to the U.N. Safety Council in a “very technical, open and clear” method.
He stated the UAE’s conclusion is that these have been “state-sponsored assaults.”