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Bahrain condemns terrorist attack on two oil-pumping stations in Saudi Arabia

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) MANAMA, May 14 (KUNA) -- Bahrain strongly condemned on Tuesday the "terrorist" attack using explosive-laden drones, which targeted two oil pumping stations that transport Saudi Arabian oil from oil fields in the Eastern Province to the port of Yanbu on the West Coast.

Bahraini Foreign Ministry noted in a statement carried by Bahrain News Agency that this cowardly terrorist act targets the security and stability of Saudi Arabia and the region, and also threatens the safety of the world's energy supply.

The ministry commended Saudi efforts in dealing with this heinous act, stressing the unequivocal position of Bahrain in supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against those threating its security or harming its interests and the stability of its people.

The ministry also emphasized the need for the international community to combat all terrorist groups and organisations, and all parties and states supporting it that seek to provoke tension, violence and chaos in the region, and deter them in order to maintain regional and international security and peace.

Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said that two pump stations on the East-West pipeline were attacked on Tuesday by armed drones that caused a fire and minor damage to Pump Station number 8 and the fire has been contained. (end)


Bahrain condemns terrorist attack on two oil-pumping stations in Saudi Arabia

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