The United Arab Emirates has condemned the terrorist attack that took place inside a mosque in Afghanistan, leaving a number of victims in the eastern Paktia province.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed the country's vehement condemnation of these acts of terror, affirming that the blast flies in the face of all human and religious principles and values.
In a statement, the ministry reaffirmed the UAE's categorical rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism, which target all without distinction between religions or ethnicities.
The ministry reiterated the UAE's solidarity and support to the Republic of Afghanistan in countering violence and extremism and called upon the international community to close ranks and uproot the evil of terrorism, which threatens international peace and stability.
The ministry extended the condolences of the UAE to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs