ABU DHABI:

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

The United Arab Emi­rates on Tues­day said two Swiss jour­nal­ists had been “stopped for ques­tion­ing” af­ter the open­ing of the Lou­vre Abu Dhabi last week but de­clined to con­firm their ar­rest.

The state­ment comes af­ter Swiss pub­lic broad­caster RTS said two of its jour­nal­ists, ac­cred­ited to cover the open­ing, were ar­rested on Thurs­day while shoot­ing images in an out­door mar­ket and held for two days.

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