UAE expresses solidarity with Cuba

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The UAE has expressed its condolences and solidarity with Cuba over the victims of the oil tankers fire caused by a lightning strike.

The strike killed and injured dozens at a depot in Matanzas, 100 kilometres east of Havana.

A second storage tank exploded on Saturday morning after the fire spread.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed its sympathy to the government and people of Cuba, as well as to the victims' families, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

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