Venezuela rejects attack in Saudi Arabia and votes for understanding in the region

The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, on behalf of the Government and the Venezuelan people, firmly rejects the violent actions that took place at the Abqaid and Khurais facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on last September 14th.

Venezuela hopes that respect, peace, political dialogue and understanding prevail in the Gulf region in accordance with International Law, calling for concord and thus halting the loss of human life and infrastructure that could have an impact on peace in the Middle East region and on the world economy.

The People and Government of Venezuela, reaffirms its solidarity with the People and Government of Saudi Arabia affected by such regrettable violent actions and reiterates its call for peace and understanding among the factors in conflict.

Caracas, September 16th, 2019