Iranian media revealed that “Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi will make an important visit to the UAE in the next few weeks.
This quoted an informed source as saying that “Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi will make an important visit to the UAE during the next few weeks,” stressing that “the visit will clearly reflect Tehran’s good intentions towards neighboring countries and the openness of the new Iranian government to the region.”
This comes after a sudden attack on the territory of the UAE yesterday, Monday, where Abu Dhabi Police announced the death of 3 people and the injury of 6 others in an accident that exploded oil tanks in the Mussafah area, after an attack believed to have occurred using drones.
Abu Dhabi Police also confirmed, in a statement carried by the official news agency, that a fire broke out, which led to an explosion in 3 petroleum tanks transporting petroleum… near ADNOC’s tanks… and a minor fire accident occurred in the new construction area at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
Yesterday evening, Monday, the Ansar Allah group in Yemen announced that it had targeted Dubai and Abu Dhabi airports and important sensitive sites in the UAE with ballistic missiles and drones.
The military spokesman for the “Ansar Allah” group, Yahya Saree, said in a televised statement that “drones and ballistic missiles were used during the attack carried out by the group against the UAE,” adding that Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports and the oil refinery in Mussafah were targeted, along with other sites.
He stressed that Ansar Allah, “will not hesitate to expand the Bank of Targets to include more important sites and facilities during the coming period,” declaring “the UAE is not safe as long as its aggressive escalation against Yemen continues.”
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs also condemned the attack by the Ansar Allah group on its lands, stressing that it reserves the right to respond and vows that this targeting will not pass without accountability. On UAE soil, “stressing that it “continues its crimes unchecked and seeks to spread terrorism and chaos in the region.” The UAE Foreign Ministry called on the international community to condemn these terrorist acts targeting civilians, considering “these attacks a heinous crime committed by the Houthi militia outside international and humanitarian laws.”
The statement stressed that the UAE reserves the right to respond to these terrorist attacks, and vows that this targeting will not go unpunished, offering condolences to the families of the deceased as a result of this criminal attack and condolences to the injured.