The Saudi leadership offered on Monday its condolences to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain over the victims of the terrorist attack against their forces in Somalia.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, sent separate cables of condolences to UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
They condemned the attack and expressed their deepest condolences and sincere sympathy to the president, the families of the martyrs, and to the people of the UAE, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed sent similar cables of condolences to King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in wake of the attack.
The UAE Ministry of Defense said on Sunday three members of the Emirati Armed Forces and an officer from the Bahrain Defense Force were killed in a terrorist act in Somalia.
The troops were on a training mission at a military base in the Somali capital to train and qualify the Somali Armed Forces as part of a bilateral agreement that falls within the military cooperation between the two countries.