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UAE says region must pull back from 'troubling' tensions

FILE PHOTO: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is seen during preparatory meeting for the GCC, Arab and Islamic summits in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Waleed Ali

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Wednesday it is essential that the region pulls back from current “troubling” tensions.

“De-escalation is both wise and necessary. A political path towards stability must follow,” he said on Twitter.

Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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