SAUDI SAYS YEMEN REBEL ATTACKS ‘THREAT’ TO OIL SUPPLIES .
Written by awawa on March 22, 2022
Top crude oil exporter , Saudi Arabia has warned on Monday that Yemeni rebel attacks on the kingdom’s oil facilities pose a “direct threat” to global supplies.
Saudi Arabia “will not incur any responsibility” for shortages in oil supplies in light of the Iran-backed Huthi attacks, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
These cross-border assaults are a “direct threat to the security of oil supplies in these extremely sensitive circumstances witnessed by the global energy markets”, it added.
The statement comes a day after the kingdom acknowledged a temporary drop in production after the Huthis attacked a refinery with an armed drone.
It urged the international community to “stand firm” against the Huthi insurgents.