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UAE Praises US Efforts to Eliminate Isis Leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi


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Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:24 GMT

The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday October 29th has described news of US military action targeting Isis leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi as a positive step towards strengthening international counter-terror efforts, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

“The death of the terrorist Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi signifies a victory for all nations united in the fight against terrorism and extremism,” Dr. Obaid Al Ketbi, Assistant Foreign Minister for Military and Security Affairs, said in a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

Al Ketbi confirmed that Coalition efforts will continue to dismantle Isis and restore stability to areas that have suffered its atrocities.

"The UAE is firmly committed to working with its international partners to defeat Isis and prevent the spread of its violent ideology wherever it arises," he added.

The UAE continues to serve as a core member of the Global Coalition against Isis, where it co-leads stabilisation and counter-terror efforts against Isis, the Ministry concluded.

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