Secretary-General Condemns Attacks against Saudi Arabia Oil Facilities, Urging All Sides to Exercise ‘Maximum Restraint’, Prevent Escalation

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15 September 2019

Secretary-General Condemns Attacks against Saudi Arabia Oil Facilities, Urging All Sides to Exercise ‘Maximum Restraint’, Prevent Escalation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns Saturday’s attacks on Aramco oil facilities in the Eastern Province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia claimed by the Houthis.

The Secretary-General calls upon all parties to exercise maximum restraint, prevent any escalation amid heightened tensions and to comply at all times with international humanitarian law.

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