President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a message to President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in connection with the death of the representatives of UAE humanitarian mission in Kandahar, Afghanistan, press service of Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.

The head of state expressed words of sympathy and empathy to the families and close ones of the victims.

Five diplomats from the UAE were killed during the terrorist attack in Kandahar on Tuesday. The UAE has declared three days of mourning.