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UAE civilian aircraft intercepted by Qatar military plane

Qatar military plane intercepts UAE civilian aircraft

UAE General Civil Aviation Authority announced Monday that Qatar's military aircraft intercepted a civilian UAE plane when it was on its way to Manama in Bahrain.


The UAE has strongly condemned the move, and said it will take every step possible to ensure safety of its planes and passengers.

According to the authority, the aircraft was on a scheduled flight to a known destination, and this move by Qatar was a severe violation of international law, and an infringement of safety standards.