WORLD Iran expresses concerns over attacks on ships in Sea of Oman

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Iran expresses concerns over attacks on ships in Sea of Oman

Xinhua

16:15, May 13, 2019

TEHRAN, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday expressed concerns about recent actions against ships in the Sea of Oman.

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In a statement, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, called the Sunday attacks on a number of vessels in the Sea of Oman "alarming and regrettable."

Mousavi warned about the maritime security and called for the clarification of the dimensions of the incident.

On Sunday, the United Arab Emirates said four civilian trading vessels of various nationalities were subjected to "sabotage operations" near the country's territorial waters in the Sea of Oman, east of the port of Fujairah.

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