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BREAKING: UK Denounces Houthi Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

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Sat, 14 Sep 2019 16:26 GMT

The British foreign affairs minister responsible for the Middle East and North Africa on Saturday September 14th denounced an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities via drones as "totally unacceptable."

Andrew Murrison, on Twitter, called on the Houthi militia to stop targeting Saudi civilian areas and commercial infrastructure in an effort to harming the security of the Kingdom.

"Totally unacceptable attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia this morning," Murrison said.

"The Houthis must stop undermining Saudi Arabia's security by threatening civilian areas and commercial infrastructure".

Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday, September 14th caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry said in a statement.

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