Leaders from around the world have reacted to the unwarranted and dastardly attacks on two Aramco oil facilities in Abqaiq and Hijrat Khurais in Saudi Arabia.
United States, Egypt Djibouti, UAE, Kuwait, Jordan and Pakistan have all condemned the dastardly act.
The United Kingdom UK, Jordan, Afghanistan and Algeria has also issued a strong worded statement condemning the dastardly attack by terrorists.
Saudi Arabia Press Agency reported that “the Arab Republic of Egypt strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted two Aramco oil facilities, in Abqaiq and Hijrat Khurais’.
In a statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed unwavering stance of the Cairo, in supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against terrorism, in all its forms and against anyone who tries to compromise its security or threaten its stability.
“It affirmed Egypt’s support to the measures taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to protect its institutions and defend its interests”.
In the same vein, the Foreign Office spokesperson of the United Kingdom condemned the drone attack that targeted two Aramco oil facilities, in Abqaiq and Hijrat Khurais. “Threatening civilian areas and commercial infrastructure is dangerous, provocative and completely unacceptable”.
He affirmed that the UK remains committed to supporting the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Also, In a telephone conversation with His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the United States President Donald Trump reasserted his country’s readiness to cooperate with the Kingdom, by all means conducive to maintain its security and stability, reaffirming that the negative effects of the attacks (on two Aramco’s facilities) on the US economy as well as the world economy.
For his part, HRH Crown Prince underscored the Kingdom willingness and strength to thwart such a terrorist aggression and deal with its consequences.
By Waleed Basyouni (Ph.D) Vice-President AlMaghrib Institute In the Hajj of…