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King condoles UAE president over Emiratis’ death in Afghanistan
By JT - Jan 11,2017 - Last updated at Jan 11,2017
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday sent a cable of condolences to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the UAE, over the death of a number of Emiratis in a blast in Afghanistan.
The UAE citizens were tasked with implementing humanitarian, educational and development projects in Afghanistan, and were killed in Kandahar.
The King condemned the “heinous terror act” that took place, affirming Jordan’s support for the UAE and its people, a Royal Court statement said. His Majesty also expressed his deepest sympathies to the leadership of the UAE and the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday sent a cable to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, congratulating him over the success of the surgery he underwent after suffering a stroke.
The United Arab Emirates announced Saturday the stationing of a UAE Air Force F-16 squadron in Jordan, the Emirati official news agency, WAM, reported and a senior official confirmed.
The United Arab Emirates is willing to dedicate “military capabilities to Jordan’s armed forces”, a senior Emirati official said Thursday.
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