Dhaka condemns attacks on Saudi oil fields

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 18:58, Sep 16, 2019 | Updated : 19:01, Sep 16, 2019

Fires burn in the distance after a drone strike by Yemen`s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saudi company Aramco`s oil processing facilities, in Buqayq, Saudi Arabia September 14, 2019 in this still image taken from a social media video obtained by REUTERSDhaka has strongly condemned the recent attacks on a gas factory and two Aramco oil plants in Saudi Arabia claimed by the Yemeni Houthi rebels.

“Bangladesh expresses its concern at such repeated acts of violence by the Houthis, directed at key installations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” a foreign ministry statement said on Monday (Sept 16).

It said such unprovoked acts by the Houthis vitiate the atmosphere and upset the balance of peace and security in the region.

“Bangladesh conveys its support to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in their efforts to bring about lasting peace and stability in the region,” the statement added.