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The Attacks against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)

December 27, 2021
  1. On Friday, December 24(local time), the Coalition Forces led by the Government of Saudi Arabia announced that Jazan in the south of the Kingdom has suffered attacks by the Yemen-based Houthis, and two civilians were killed and seven civilians were injured.
  2. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the Houthis’ attacks and urges an immediate stop to such attacks.
  3. The Government of Japan, once again, calls on all parties concerned for an immediate ceasefire and early start of dialogue for a political solution to the situation in Yemen.
  4. The Government of Japan has been providing humanitarian assistance for Yemen and remains committed to continuing making efforts, in cooperation with countries concerned, to realize peace and stability in Yemen.

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