Saudi Arabia condemns US Embassy attack in Baghdad

Saudi Arabia condemns US Embassy attack in Baghdad
Members of Iran-backed militias in Iraq surrounded the US Embassy in Baghdad after airstrikes targeted Kataib Hezbollah. (Reuters)
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Updated 05 January 2020

Saudi Arabia condemns US Embassy attack in Baghdad

Saudi Arabia condemns US Embassy attack in Baghdad

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday condmened attacks on the US Embassy in Baghdad.

 Iran-backed militiamen and their supporters stormed the compound on Tuesday after the US carried out airstrikes against the Kataib Hezbollah armed group.

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the attacks as a "violation of international norms and conventions."

"Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed its condemnation and denunciation of the attacks targeted the Embassy of the United States of America in Baghdad," the ministry said.