King Mohammed VI strongly condemned “despicable and repeated attacks” targeting “vital and civilian facilities” in Saudi Arabia.
In a message of solidarity addressed to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Moroccan Sovereign declared “to have followed, with firm condemnation, the news of the despicable and repeated attacks which target vital and civilian installations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”. .
King Mohammed VI also denounced these “cowardly subversive and terrorist acts”. After reiterating Morocco’s full solidarity with brotherly Saudi Arabia, the Moroccan monarch affirmed that he “stands permanently by its side against these despicable attacks which not only constitute an attack on the security of the territories and citizens Saudi Arabia, but also a threat to global energy security”. and supplies”.
Saudi authorities have blamed the Iran-backed Houthis for the drone and rocket attacks targeting oil giant Aramco’s petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah.
Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry said Saudi Arabia strongly condemns “sabotage attacks”, reiterating that it will not be responsible for disruptions to the world’s oil supply resulting from such attacks.
The ministry blamed Iran for continuing to arm the Houthis with ballistic missiles and advanced drones, stressing that the attacks “would lead to an impact on the Kingdom’s production capacity and its ability to meet its obligations to global markets. “.
The attacks took place as Jeddah hosted the Saudi Arabian Formula 1 Grand Prix. Gulf and Arab countries, the Arab League, the OIC as well as Washington and several other capitals around the world have all condemned the multiple attacks. this week’s Houthi terrorists against Saudi Arabia, the latest of which struck an Aramco facility in Jeddah, which is clearly civilian infrastructure.
The attacks threaten the security of oil supplies, which have been under pressure globally due to fallout from the Russian-Ukrainian war.