Bangladesh has strongly condemned Sunday’s Houthi attack on Saudi Airport that killed a Syrian civilian, according to a Foreign Ministry statement issued on Tuesday.
"Bangladesh strongly condemns the attack on Abha International Airport of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Houthis on 23 June 2019 which resulted in the death of one person and injury of several others”, the statement said.
Terming the attack as a threat to regional peace the statement said: “We are concerned that such unprovoked acts undermine the security of the Kingdom and tend to adversely impact the peace and stability in the region.”
While expressing sincere sympathy to the innocent victims of this attack, Bangladesh expresses its solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia against any threat to its security and remains steadfastly committed towards regional efforts for maintenance of peace and stability, it added.
A Syrian civilian was killed on Sunday’s attack by Yemen's rebel Houthi movement on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia.
A spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said 21 other people were injured when Abha airport was struck on Sunday evening.