(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))
ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2017 (WAM) -- Philip Parham, British Ambassador to the UAE, has condemned the terrorist attacks targeting the residence of the Provincial Governor of Kandahar, injuring Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al Ka'abi, UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan, and killing a number of UAE nationals who had been on a mission to carry out humanitarian, educational and development projects in the Republic of Afghanistan.
In an official statement issued by the embassy, Mr. Parham said that this attack on diplomats, who were conducting a humanitarian mission, demonstrated the cowrdice and inhumanity of its perpetrators.
The statement reads, "We were horrified by this attack on diplomats who were conducting a humanitarian mission. It demonstrated the cowardice and inhumanity of its perpetrators. Our deep sympathy is with the victims, and their family, friends and colleagues. May those who died rest in peace. May those who were injured recover swiftly. And may the bereaved be comforted. We stand shoulder to shoulder with our Emirati allies against the threats which we both face in Afghanistan and around the world."