The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has mentioned the importance of regional de-escalation. The statement was posted from Emirates News Agency WAM, and also confirms that the current situation will not affect citizens, residents, or visitors to the UAE.
Previously, the Philippine government has recently issued an advisory to Filipinos in the UAE regarding recent developments. The advisory acts as a precaution only and is meant for people who may be affected. This should not be a cause of panic but should serve as a reminder for Pinoys that the PH government is prepared to assist us.
There are also hyped news circulating around and the UAE has stated that all sectors continue to operate as normal. Please see the statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs below:
UAE reaffirms importance of regional de-escalation
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said it was closely following regional developments, and reaffirmed the importance of de-escalating current tensions.
In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Ministry stressed the importance of dialogue and political solutions in the current situation.
It also confirmed that recent developments will not affect citizens, residents, or visitors to the UAE.
The Ministry said that all sectors across the country continue to operate as normal.
Here’s a Tweet from the Dubai Media Office warning everyone from circulating fake news and spreading rumours circulating online:
.@DXBMediaOffice confirms that the rumors being circulated regarding security threats targeting Dubai are fake and haven’t been issued from any official source in the Iranian Government. We urge everyone to refrain from circulating fake news and spreading rumors.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) January 8, 2020