The Attack against a Saudi Crude Oil Facility in Jeddah
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)
November 26, 2020
- On November 23, the Government of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that a crude oil facility in the north of Jeddah suffered a terror attack by the Houthis, which caused fire in a fuel tank.
- Peace and stability in the Middle East is important matter for international society. Stable oil supply from the Middle East region is indispensable for the prosperity of the global economy including Japan. The Government of Japan strongly denounces such an attack and commends efforts of Saudi Arabia for ensuring sustainable oil supply.
- The Government of Japan remains committed to continuously making efforts, in cooperation with countries concerned, so as to maintain and reinforce peace and stability in the Middle East.