Thursday, 17 Oct 2019

Bahrain’s foreign minister: Iran bears responsibility for the attack on Saudi oil facilities

New York, Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa expressed his country's condemnation of the heinous terrorist attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. He stated that Iran is responsible for the attack.

He said that the attack posed a serious threat to global energy supplies and the global economic system.

The minister made the remarks in a speech he delivered to the UN General Assembly during its 74th session held today at the UN headquarters in New York.

The minister reiterated his country's full and unwavering support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is the main pillar of the region's stability, in taking steps to maintain its security and stability.

He said, "We call upon the international community in general and the Security Council in particular to shoulder its responsibilities in maintaining international peace and security and take a firm stand towards repeated Iranian criminal practices."

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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