The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, "The provocative statements of the Turkish Minister of Defense towards the UAE are considered a rejected provocation that contradicts the diplomatic norms."
Bahrain expressed its solidarity with the Emirates, and its standing in unison with the UAE, stressing its firm position regarding Turkish interventions in the internal affairs of Arab countries that contradict the principles of the United Nations Charter and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Charter which threatens Arab and regional security.
The Bahraini Foreign Ministry also considered Akar's statements a reprehensible threat to a sister Arab country that was distinguished by its authentic national stances and its effective role in building in the international community.
Commenting on this, Ph.D. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said, "The provocative statement of the Turkish Minister of Defense is a new fall in his country's diplomacy."
Gargash added in a tweet via his Twitter account: "The logic of the High Gate, the Supreme State and its decrees are replaced by the historical archive."
He continued: "Relations are not managed with threats and intrusions, and there is no place for colonial illusions at this time, and it is more appropriate for Turkey to stop its interference in Arab affairs."