The Attacks against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)
December 27, 2021
- 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.
- The Government of Japan strongly condemns the Houthis’ attacks and urges an immediate stop to such attacks.
- 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.
- 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.