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Abu Dhabi: The UAE has expressed its deep concern over ongoing regional tensions and has called for refraining from any steps that further exacerbate escalation in the region.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for exercising the utmost restraint in order to avoid serious repercussions and the region being pulled into new levels of instability.

The Ministry affirmed the importance of reaching substantial solutions to the ongoing disputes and crises in the region aimed at de-escalating tensions, in addition to resolving conflicts through dialogue and diplomatic channels and adhering to the rule of law and respecting the United Nations Charter.

The Ministry reiterated its call on the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their responsibilities to enhance international peace and security by resolving long-standing issues and conflicts in the region that threaten global security and stability.