15 May 2019
Muscat (WAF): Oman’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) issued a statement condemning the reported incidents of commercial vessels off the coast of the UAE, MoFA Twitter account shows.
“The Sultanate deeply regrets and rejects these irresponsible incidents, stressing the importance of regional and international collaboration efforts for the safety of maritime navigation and avoiding any causes of might affect the security and stability of the region”, MoFA statement added.
Last Sunday, international and regional news outlets reported what has been described as “sabotage incidents” of four commercial vessels. Two of which are Saudis, and a third vessel is Norwegian.
As of now, there has been no confirmation or claim of responsibility of these incidents.