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The attack some days ago on a UAE vessel in the Red Sea is unacceptable. Freedom of navigation and security of shipping passage in Bab el Mandab Strait must be respected at all time, by all, under international law.
The EU calls on all parties to abide by the Cessation of Hostilities, cease all military operations and resume work through the De-escalation and coordination Committee as first steps towards the resumption of peace talks.