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Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III Regarding the January 17, 2022, Terrorist Attack on the United Arab Emirates
JAN. 18, 2022
The Department of Defense joins me in strongly condemning yesterday’s terrorist attack in Abu Dhabi that killed three innocent civilians and targeted civilian infrastructure. We remain committed to the UAE’s security and ability to defend itself, and stand united with our Emirati partners in defending against all threats to their territory.