JUBA – A South Sudan politician has condemned recent attacks by Iran-supported Houthi rebels against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, saying the continued Houthi hostile actions represent “desperate and shameful attempt to target civilians and vital facilities in the Kingdom.”
Stephen Lual, who is a media official for South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) and spokesman of the South Sudan National Patriotic Movement said in a statement extended to Sudans Post who says he is concerned about the security of the Middle East and Gulf region referred to the attack as terrorism. secretary of information for
“I strongly condemns the recent terrorist and criminal attack on the territory of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” Lual said in the statement to Sudans Post.
Lual stressed that “these attacks and other similar attacks contradict and violate the principles of international law and undermine all efforts exerted to promote peace, maintain international peace and security, and maintain security and stability in the region.”
“Through diplomacy based on these principles, we renew our complete stand with the government and people in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to confront the attacks that target its lands, prevent their recurrence by all means and methods, and hold accountable those who try to undermine stability,” he added.
The senior opposition official further assured the Kingdom of South Sudan’s complete support “in taking the necessary measures it deems necessary to preserve its lands and the safety of its citizens and residents in accordance with its obligations under international laws, calling on the international community to work to stop threats from the Houthi group to international peace and security, and hold them accountable.”
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