UAE urges world powers to protect shipping, energy supplies

"The international community must cooperate to secure international navigation and access to energy," UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan said.
Saturday 15/06/2019
UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan speaks with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia, Cyprus, June 15, 2019. (Reuters)
UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan speaks with Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nicosia, Cyprus, June 15, 2019. (Reuters)

DUBAI - The United Arab Emirates urged world powers Saturday to help secure maritime traffic and energy supplies, following twin attacks on tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel.

"The international community must cooperate to secure international navigation and access to energy," the UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said at a summit in Bulgaria.

(Agence France-Presse)