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France Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Houthi Attack on Saudi Oil Stations

France Slams ‘Unacceptable’ Houthi Attack on Saudi Oil Stations

Wednesday, 15 May, 2019 - 17:30
France condemns the Houthi attack against Saudi oil installations. (EPA file photo)
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France slammed on Wednesday the “unacceptable” attack by the Iran-backed Houthi militias against Saudi oil installations.

“France strongly condemns the attacks carried out by drones against Saudi oil installations, claimed by the Houthis. These attacks, which undermine Saudi Arabia’s security and the stability of the region, are an unacceptable act,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes von der Muhll said in a statement.

“France calls on all parties to refrain from any escalation likely to jeopardize the political process to bring an end to the Yemeni conflict,” she added.

Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two of its oil pumping stations on Tuesday, two days after the sabotage of oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates.

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